Tuesday, September 29, 2009

 

Poets House is open!

“a lot of people whose work I can’t even read
but I’m glad they’re there

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Monkeys' Moon,
a film collaboration by H.D., Bryher
& directed by Kenneth Macpherson

Richard Deming on Monkeys' Moon

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Advancing Feminist Poetics & Activism

Laura Hinton blogs
the Opening night plenaries

Erica Hunt & Kathleen Fraser

Performances by
Sally Silvers & Carla Harryman & friends

Adfempo on Flickr

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NPR talks to Joshua Clover
about the UC walkout

Santa Cruz students blockade Commons

2 UC Berkeley administrators
propose a federal bailout
for public universities

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This is Banned Books Week

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The last flight of Jim Carroll

Eileen Myles on Jim Carroll

Patti Smith on Carroll

The wake & the funeral

Travis Nichols,
scanning Carroll’s obits

Tom Clark,
an elegy perhaps

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Harryette Mullen reads Bob Kaufman

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Rae Armantrout’s Next Life

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Steve Vincent
on Brandon Brown & David Larsen
@ Small Press Traffic

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David Perry on
Sawako Nakayasu’s
Hurry Home Honey: Love Poems 1994-2004

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Seeing & the image in Ann Lauterbach

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Will Alexander’s
The Sri Lankan Loxodrome

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The little magazine in Canada,
1925-1980

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Filipino American Poetas en San Francisco

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Toward a history of
Los Angeles poetry

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Robert Kelly & Clayton Eshleman,
reading at St. Marks

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A Bei Dao portfolio
translated by Eshleman & Lucas Klein

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Not “what is poetry?” but
what is the sentence?”

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Chanting for Sadc:
a poetry festival in Namibia

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What’s worse than a poet?
Two poets!

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The American Bookbinder’s Museum

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Antique book trade labels

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Luis Sagasti on
“Poetry & Innocence”

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Andalus:
a press on the Israel/Palestine divide

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Borges & the birth of haiku

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Was Michael Donaghy an Irish poet?

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Isaac Rosenberg’s Night and Day

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Anne Waldman in Nebraska

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Where statisticians turn to poetry

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Mama Dada:
Songs of the Baroness’s Dog

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A Bolaño syllabus

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On Trevor Winkfield & John Ashbery

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Food, body, politics
@ Small Press Traffic

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Darwish’s diary

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Fonetic Speling vs. Shakespeare

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Amy Gerstler:
poetry doesn’t hurt

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The poetry of Avot Yeshurun

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Edward Hirsch reads
Jason Shinder’s “Eternity”

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Whitman lobbies for tax help

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Biggest Poe show is a go in Austin

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Reading The Flood
but no fan of the post-apocalypse

Atwood’s humor

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Remembering Richard Brautigan

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The global book tour

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Kate Greenstreet’s
reading tour
would wear out Bob Dylan

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A Nobel for Dylan?

Or just Christmas cheer?

Did Joe Wilson shout “Judas” at Dylan?

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Bookies bet on Oz for Nobel

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Taking William Carlos Williams’
“the perfection of new forms as additions to nature”
to the next level

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Garrison Keillor:
My Great Escape

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The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

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Talking with E.L. Doctorow

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What is
the great Indian novel”?

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Def Poets Society

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TriQuarterly moves online
sans its editors

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Twitterature

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Staring at textpo
creates the potential
for vispo”

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Lacan:
The Insistence of the Letter
in the Unconscious

(reg. req.)

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Joel Brouwer
on Juliana Spahr in Tuscaloosa
& the meaning of place

Rebecca Wolff:
what means place?

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Talking with Vernon Frazer

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Wanting Carver to win

Talking with Tess Gallagher

Is Carver just a fiction by Lish?

Carver, the naturist

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Releasing the novel as a podcast

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Jeffrey Cyphers Wright on
Rachel Loden’s Dick of the Dead

Philip Metres on Loden’s
“The Toy Box of my Intentions”

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Art, genius, capitalism,
outsourcing,
Jed Rasula & Kent Johnson

Kent Johnson’s Day
with Kenny Goldsmith

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Gumball poetics

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A belated !?!
for National Punctuation Day

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Recordings of the 2008 season
of Poems & Pints
include Katy Lederer, Matthew Zapruder,
Sharon Olds, Paul Muldoon & more

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Raúl R. Salinas:
Indio Trails:
A Xicano Odyssey
Through Indian Country

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“Best” fiction of this millennium

The “pros” vs. the “readers”

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The most influential over the past 25 years?
100 Years of Solitude

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Jonathan Lethem:
between the novel & its publication

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Samuel Johnson, anti-American

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A selection of work from David Wolach

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James Wright, unsmudged

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The Queen Mum & Ted Hughes

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Wendell Berry:
“A Speech to the Garden Club of America:

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Britain’s Quietists go green:
Carol Ann Duffy
Alice Oswald
Andrew Motion
Kathleen Jamie
Carol Rumens
John Harley Williams

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Jane Austen is the focus
at the Morgan Library in NYC

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Paris court to hear Google © case

US ruling delayed to October 7

Harold Bloom (& Arlo Guthrie) vs. Google

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Rethinking ©

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Scribd sued over ©

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Another win for QWERTY

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The fast-growing market of e-book readers

Inching closer to a ubiquitous e-reader platform

British troops snap up e-book readers

British librarians desperate for e-books

Amazon delaying public domain works
on Kindle

Dan Brown’s e-book sales turn out to be
not so special

E-books provide retailers with new sales opportunities

Booksellers unfazed by e-books

China Mobile
to lauch e-book service

Barnes & Noble files e-book plans with FCC

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Time Warner
looks to dump magazines

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Before choosing the e-book,
ponder the format

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Carol Peters’ Sixty Some
comes in at least 5
different formats

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Ghastly “modernist” bookcases

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Ebert’s Keats

Scanning 55 reviews
of the Keats flick

A positive review
from a critic who
“doesn’t get poetry”

Ode to the Nightingale

Keats started coughing
much too early…”

Bright Star shines brightly…”

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Selling Byron’s letters

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Catalina Cariaga:
Cultural Evidence

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SF Chronicle adopts
the indie best seller list

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Pennsylvania’s
“solution” to budget woes –
tax the arts!

Unfair! cries The Inky

Art groups howl

Does Harrisburg
need the arts?

In Pittsburgh,
Michelle Obama promotes the arts

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The good news
is that Philly libraries
won’t be shut down

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Eileen Myles: “My Man”

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Kenmore:
Poem Unlimited

(or at least one facet
of this very large-scale project)

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Ballard, the master

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Darwinian Explanations
for the Origin of Language

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Poetry for kids

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The Billy Collins of Japan

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Gertrude Stein:
“Composition as Explanation”
(reg. req.)

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I celebrate Myself,”
the interview

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The other Anne Sexton

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Still reading Fitzgerald & Hemingway

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New Yorker blogging its archives

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Heather McHugh,
Edwidge Danticat, Deborah Eisenberg
& Rackstraw Downes
win MacArthurs

The “age” of “genius”

Heather McHugh on PBS

Newshour’s video archives

The MacArthurs look backwards
in the arts

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Ken Tucker:
Sonnets, vomit & Mad Men

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Erotic Emissions in Greek Poetry
(reg. req.)

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Scrabble tricks

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Joel Brouwer: types of knowledge

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Experiments & Disorders:
New Poetic Forms

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Walt Whitman & Nazrul Islam

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Barahmasa: Song of Twelve Months

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When (and why) books are embargoed

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E.B. Bortz
“on the loose” at G-20

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Faber turns 80

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Edmund White’s Rimbaud

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Frances Chung:
Crazy Melon and Chinese Apple

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the smaller the ball
the better the book

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Rightwing language maven
William Safire has died

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Learning to love poetry again

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Revisiting Richard Ford

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Why hasn’t sci-fi
ever won a Booker
?

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Slaughterhouse 90210

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The roots of John Cheever

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Judging a suspect by their books

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James Ellroy’s “dirty secrets”

Ellroy on women

Rewriting History is a Gas”

Blood’s a Rover

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When writers talk

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Talking with Lorrie Moore

Moore on Clarice Lispector

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Talking with Richard Wilbur

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Meeting Sherlock Holmes

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Michael Wood:
Be careful what you wish for

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Roman Polanski
arrested in Zurich

Busted for 1977 rape case
involving a 13-year-old

The first of the carnival court cases

His life in photos

Extradition could take months

Anger at arrest in France & Poland

Could this be the path to freedom?

DA’s “bizarre” priority

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Film & poetry

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Single-sentence animation

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Footnoting the Boss

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Prepare now
for Anthony Braxton’s
8-hour
Sonic Genome Project

next January in Vancouver

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Talking with Tyondai Braxton

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A profile of Sonny Rollins

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Pearl Jam’s Backspacer –
spiritual truths
for aging Gen Xers

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George Pringle
the “posh electro poet”

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A bicycle militant reads David Byrne

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Six months of jail time
for graffiti
in Boston

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Yosi Sergant resigns from the NEA

What hath Sergant’s blunder wrought?

And how sincere are Beck et al?

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Barry Schwabsky on
Jack Tworkov’s lost illusions

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Logicomix

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The sand painter

Kseniya Simonova

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Emile Norman has died

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Gold Leaf Studios
in Washington, DC

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Leaving Derrida behind

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The Frankfurt School in Exile

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Top Ten
Slavoj Žižek video moments

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Take Technorati’s
State of the Blogosphere
survey

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