Thursday, November 27, 2008

 

Words take wing in North Beach

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This year’s BlazeVOX Thanksgiving Menu poem
honors Anne Waldman

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Chris Nagler’s intro
to Jocelyn Saidenberg’s reading
at Small Press Traffic

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A reading by Geof Huth & Crag Hill

Huth’s A Book of Poems So Small
I Cannot Taste Them

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The Chernoff-Hoover Hölderlin

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Robin’s ,
Philly’s oldest indie bookstore,
has announced it will close in January

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Mark Scroggins discusses
Louis Zukofsky’s development as a poet

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New PennSound Pages:
Louis Zukofsky
Stephen Ratcliffe
Hannah Weiner

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Puns will save the world

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The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder

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Jascha Kessler on Auden, Ashbery
and “the fix” of the Yale Younger Poets
(scroll down)

Ashbery was wheezing and coughing
(scroll to no. 18)

How to read John Ashbery

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Adam Fieled: Am Not a “one-trick pony”

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Lots to like in
Otoliths 11

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Free blogs for laid-off journos

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Bruce Andrews: “Dang Me”

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Allen Ginsberg on William Carlos Williams

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Woodland Pattern’s 2008 Open House
Pearl Harbor Day
features Charles Olson

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John Brenkman on Roberto Bolaño

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New England College says
its poetry program was stolen

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French lit. of the 20th century

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Joe Cottonwood remembers Donald Finkel

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Michael Lally has a great list
of artists whom (or Who) it takes awhile
to completely “get”

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Two posts on
Larry Eigner

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Bill Knott: Selected Sonnets

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Bob Arnold’s Back Road Chalkies
(PDF)

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Charles Bernstein:
”British poetry in the ‘90s”

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Cort Day on manifestos by
Olson, O’Hara & Bernstein

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The “overthrow of the book

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
calls a moratorium
to buying new manuscripts

while Hachette
sends everyone bonuses

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Random House gets digital

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Reading the fine print

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The practical case for academic freedom

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Use the web, go to jail

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Just 6 books of poetry among the NY Times’
100 Notable Books of 2008:
2 Norton, 2 Graywolf, 1 FSG,
1 Univ. of
Arizona
(Juan Felipe Herrera!),
plus Nate Mackey’s Bass Cathedral
makes the roster of novels

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C.D. Wright:
”Like Hearing Your Name
Called in a Language
You Don’t Understand”

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An appreciation &profile of
James Wright

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Sarah Palin for . . . poet laureate?

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total destruction…elemental creation

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BookThug’s Moments Café

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Henry Corbin’s poetics

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mid)rib 2 is online
& worth a look-see

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Keith Montesano
has added several new
”first-book interviews”
to his site

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Cole Swensen is coming to London
December 10

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San Francisco poetry happenings,
a report

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Looking for Aphrodite
in Olson’s Maximus

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Some interesting-if-curious
:”books that matter” lists

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John Updike:
a lifetime of bad sex

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Nick Piombino & Toni Simon:
collage & text

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The legacy of Danny Nicoletta

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The photos of Christopher Griffith:
tired, but not a retread

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Grace Hartigan: a short obit
with a grand painting

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A new Berkeley Art Museum?

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Susan Bee: 4 recent paintings

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Sir Paul: Why I experiment

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A short but very nice profile of the late
Virgil Thomson

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America: A Prophecy

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Sounds out of snowflakes

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The new Weather Underground

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The Middlebrow Research Network

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