Monday, October 20, 2008

 

Talking with Marie Ponsot

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Jack Spicer’s bedside reading

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Lee Ann Brown
on WVPM’s Wordplay
(first link is to the MP3)

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Coming up at St. Mark’s:
Bob Grenier on Larry Eigner
&
a Helen Adam Halloween

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Hilda Morley at Black Mountain

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Emily Dickinson’s secret lover

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Bush signs law
creating © czar

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A profile of Anselm Berrigan

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Fazil Hüsnü Dağlarca
has died

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The life & afterlife of
Walter Benjamin
(sub req’d for full article)

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Free Verse:
The Flarf Collective
at the
Walker Art Museum
in
Minneapolis

Flarf
as a verb

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In L.A. at the REDCAT:
Untitled:
Speculations on the Expanded
Field of Writing
,
with Johanna Drucker, Kenny Goldsmith,
Robert Grenier, Jessica Smith, Steve McCaffery,
Brian Kim Stefans, Shanxing Wang, Heriberto Yepez
& more

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Talking with Roberto Bedoya

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Secular Jewish Culture /
Radical Poetic Practice

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Persian poetry from Tajikistan

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Salvaging Jose Garcia Villa

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Screaming Monkeys
is mostly online

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Pushing back
against representation

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Of poetry & politics

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A fun online book
of short poems by
Jason Sanford Brown

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I meant to link to
Geof Huth’s reading of
Skies” and “Toner
last Thursday

Plus “VOG”
(parts II, part III, IV & V)

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Some answers for Raymond Federman

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Anne Waldman, Patricia Smith,
Carter Ratcliff, Valentina Saracini

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Kevin Killian’s Oroniad,
parts 22, 23 & 24

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Maulidi ya Homu,
Islamic praise poetry of
Zanzibar

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Remembering Hima Raza

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Gary Snyder
in The New Yorker

Gary Snyder’s “last book

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The other poet on
Lew Welch’s football team

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A maid of one’s own

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John Gallaher’s “last lecture”

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Thumbspeak

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Steve Fama on
Jordan Scott & John Olson

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A profile of Jim Harrison

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Lolita at 50

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Sharon Dolin
adds a new sin

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The impact of Kundera’s past

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Samuel R. Delany’s
The Ballad of Beta-2

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Young Shakespeareans

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The unbearable lightness of informing

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Dave Farrow reads a book

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The preface
& table of contents
to Jerry Rothenberg’s
Poetics & Polemics

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If these images were not images,
but words
,
what words would they BE,
and in what order?”

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Language-driven digital art at Brown

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Larry Lessig in defense of piracy

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British authors,
the emerging police state
& the number 42

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A Quietist attack on John Ashbery
that is as ignorant of linguistics
as it is of society

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Where is our Nobel poet?

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Toni Morrison, Nobel icon

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Aravind Adiga wins the Man Booker

What’s wrong with the Booker

The ten types of Booker

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German critic spurns prize

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National Book Award finalists:
Patricia Smith & 4 members
of the School of Quietude

(Judges: 5 members of the SoQ)

Talking with Patricia Smith

One bookseller’s reaction

On the fiction side:
a novel released in the 1990s
is on the shortlist

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The oft-rejected William Stafford

& a prize for his son

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Best books that never existed

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The con of literature

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Prodigies vs. late bloomers

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Orhan Pamuk
denounces
Turkey’s recent history
of banning, jailing, killing & exiling writers

Pamuk’s new role

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Seeking literary talent
in the Arab world

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Reading Sherry Jones’
ostensibly incendiary
Jewel of Medina

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A celebration of Tagore

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Attempting to preserve
Gloucester, MA

On first seeing
through the eyes of
Charles Olson

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In San Francisco on Tuesday,
Stephanie Young & Bill Luoma

At Openned in London,
also on Tuesday,
a breath-taking lineup

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Booksellers look at staffing
to get through rececession

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Leonard Cohen’s
Book of Longing

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Kimi Eisele:
Why I write

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Gregory Corso
reading Bomb

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Jim Harrison’s
The English Major

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Words into hype

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Talking with Wendy Cope

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In the vernacular

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My life in the bush of ghosts

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Poetry, shame & Toi Derricotte

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A roundup of fall books
including 11 volumes of poetry

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Resuscitating Arapahoe

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Theological Dostoevsky

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Ezra Pound & Emmett Till

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Coleman Barks’ Winter Sky

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Nature & the Self:
Emily Dickinson & the
School of Quietude

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British Library
acquires Ted Hughes’ archive

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Renting the home of
Dylan Thomas

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Annie Proulx
is up to here
with
Wyoming

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Granta
to bore in three languages

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An Arthur Vogelsang video
& a treasure trove
of SoQ videos

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Writer’s rooms

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Cody’s events
outlive demise of the book store

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Google Books vs. the Open Content Alliance

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Best account of Issue 1’s debacle

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New architecture in Beijing

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Shklovsky on film

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Rudy Burckhardt at the Met

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The paintings of Jane Freilicher

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The economy of the art world
is changing

“If the work is free,
is it art?

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In Plain Sight:
NY street & performance art,
1968 – 1971

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The success of Dr. Atomic

On John Adams

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Charles Bernstein’s Blind Witness News

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Poetry in the music of Elliott Carter

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Mad Men’s reading list

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Bukowski the icon

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“High” theory
& cultural new media activism

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John Cleese on
”the funniest Palin

Ode to Sean Hannity

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How Sarah Palin
got on
the GOP ticket

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“Every Man a Derrida”

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