Tuesday, September 02, 2008

 


Photo by Stephanie Young

Dodie Bellamy
on class vs. gender

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Andrew Schelling on
Post-Coyote” poetics

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Haight poet & one-time
Straight Theater impresario
Jim Wilson has died

So did Irish poet Davy Hammond

And Urdu poet Ahmed Faraz

Faraz prize announced

Tributes to Faraz

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Joshua Corey
maps the 4 tribes chart
to contemporary poetry

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The Williams who torques

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Poetry & hurricanes

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Joseph Bednarik
on the changing ratio
of writers to readers

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A profile of
Afaa Michael Weaver

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Translating “Sidney West” into English
& other NEA translation awards

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Charles Bernstein’s
Poem Profiler

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Francis Ponge’s
Mute Objects of Expression

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Linh Dinh
looks at globalization

& at blogging

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Talking with Jorie Graham

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Where were you at 22?

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Ports for shorts
of sorts

W h i l e   t i t l e s   a r e  g e t t i n g   l o n g e r

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The 4th International
Nýhil Poetry Festival

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Olympic medals for the arts

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Flarf Beat

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In Millay’s garden

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Al Filreis tries Kindle

Amazon’s viral marketing

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Amazon buys Shelfari

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Next steps for E-texts

E-textbooks may not be cheaper

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Close reading a t-shirt

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Random House
blacklisted from lit prizes
over self-censorship

This charge is fishy

But censorship might be
”good” for you

Don’t crucify that frog!

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Alan Gilbert
on the lessons of blogging

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Just how bad was Wordsworth?

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An Indian view of Mahmoud Darwish

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Claudia Emerson, Virginia’s poet laureate

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Walter Bargen,
Missouri’s laureate
inaugurates newspaper feature
focusing on state’s poets

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Looking at Charlotte Mew

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Machado’s world

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Adam Kirsch’s “bland doctrine”

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In the birthplace of Ted Hughes

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Larry Schug,
poet on campus
tho not in the English Department

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Aesthetics, philosophy & literature,
an international perspective
(downloadable)

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Ronald Johnson’s
The Book of the Green Man

from Johnson’s Radi Os
to this

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What a contemporary
craft of poetry syllabus
ought to look like

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The Academy of American Poets
Poets Forum 2008
does a much better job than the Dodge Fest
at including all types of verse

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Lawrence Durrell & his cities

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Singing Sandburg

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A profile of Amitabh Mitra,
poet, painter, M.D.

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In Chillicothe a bookstore burns

Two months later,
Martha’s Vineyard still struggles

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A glossary of publication

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The book market in Karachi

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Used bookstores in Tacoma

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Seattle bookstores struggle

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Poetry in motion
out loud
in the
Philippines

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The latest on Buffalo’s
Walk o’ Fame

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Billy Collins & Victoria’s Secret

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When a cowboy poet makes
”national TV”

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A new set of neologisms
from Neal Stephenson

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Libraries & noise

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Rocky Mountain News
will publish fiction
(beyond what’s on the news page)

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Dublin poetry videos

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Talking with Bernice Chauly

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The poet and the colonel

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Michael Jackson
originally planned musical
based on Robby Burns

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A profile of Kimmy Beach

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3 operas by Charles Bernstein

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Mary Karr remembers John Engman

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Should Philippine literature
”move on” from Jose Garcia Villa?

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Here comes Rebecca Foust

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Great heights of poetry

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Half a loaf

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Paul Auster’s Man in the Dark

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More on Joel Toledo

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Rhythms of the language poets

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Seven poets, seven emirates

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Blogging with Orwell

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Rushdie’s most readable novel

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A profile of Abdulqader Al-Sabban

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Red meat music

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The long search
of the Philly Orchestra

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Peter Plagens
serial novel,
The Art Critics
(chapter 1) (chapter 2)

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Art engineering

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Metalogos

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The eyes have it

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Christine Wertheim’s
Plastic Exploding Inevitable

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Street art & politics

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Public art in the age of Koons

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The return of Paolo Soleri

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James Wagner sees The Dark Knight

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Little mouth on the prairie

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Dark energy explained

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Getting around to Bruno

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In Berkeley tomorrow
@
5:30 PM,
George Lakoff
on The Political Mind

& on Thursday
@
6:30 PM,
a nifty reading by
UC Berkeley faculty
(Giscombe, Hejinian, Hass,
O’Brien & Shoptaw
)

& then
Christian Bök & K. Silem Mohammad
at the de Young
on Friday

A great week to be
in the Bay Area

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“Look for the sign
Ted Berrigan is here!”

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