Saturday, November 20, 2010


Photo by Ben Friedlander

Lisa Robertson
reading at The Condensary
in Oakland


Friday, November 19, 2010


Terrance Hayes & Patti Smith
have each received
The National Book Award


Thursday, November 18, 2010


Steve Orlen

1942 2010


Wednesday, November 17, 2010


Recently Received

Books (Poetry)

Etel Adnan, Lyn Hejinian, Jennifer Scappettone, Belladonna Elder Series, no. 5, Brooklyn, 2009

A.R. Ammons, The North Carolina Poems, edited by Alex Albright, Broadstone Books, Frankfort, KY, 2010

Stephen Bett, Track This: A Book of Relationship, BlazeVOX, Buffalo, 2010

Kamu Braithwaite, Elegguas, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2010

Kate Colby, Beauport, Litmus Press, Brooklyn, 2010

Martin Corless-Smith, English Fragments: A Brief History of the Soul, Fence Books, Albany, NY, 2010

Bruce Covey, Glass is Really a Liquid, No Tell Books, Reston, VA, 2010

Stephen Ellis, Opulence, theenk Books, Palmyra, NY, 2010

Steven Farmer, Glowball, theenk Books, Palmyra, NY, 2010

Michael Gessner, Beast Book, BlazeVOX, Buffalo, 2010

Merrill Gilfillan, The Bark of the Dog, Flood Editions, Chicago, 2010

Ron Jellema, Incarnality: The Collected Poems, audio CD included, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids / Cambridge, UK, 2010

Travis Macdonald, N7ostradamus, BlazeVOX, Buffalo, 2010

Djelloul Marbrook, Brushstrokes and Glances, Deerbrook Editions, Cumberland, ME, 2010

Trey Moody, Climate Reply, New Michigan Press, Tucson, 2010

Urayoán Noel, Hi-Density Politics, BlazeVOX, Buffalo, 2010

Peter O’Leary, Luminous Epinoia, The Cultural Society, Brooklyn, 2010

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010


Mimi Gross & Charles Bernstein
Some of These Daze
(64MB PowerPoint file)

5 poems by Aimé Césaire
from the unexpurgated first edition of
Soleil cou coup

Talking with Edwin Torres

Rachel Blau DuPlessis’ elective affinities

P. Lal has died

The Collected Essays of
Robert Creeley

2010 “Sexiest Poem” award goes to
Brenda Iijima’sPanthering

Can Philadelphia love Sonia Sanchez?

Numbers trouble
at the Academy of American Poets

Germane Greer:
no fan of D.H. Lawrence

A Poetics of Radical Evil

Talking with Vanessa Place

Thom Donovan:
The New (Chor)us

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Monday, November 15, 2010


Abstraction Revisited
Chelsea Art Museum
Now – Nov 27

Now December 11 in NYC
Chris Doyle

Now – December 17 in Philadelphia
Charles Burwell

Now thru January 9 in NYC
Paul Thek

Now – January 9 in NYC
The Perpetual Peace Project

Now thru February 6 in Berlin
Carsten Höller

Now – April 13, in Philly,
Penn Humanities Forum
on Virtuality

Now – December 1 in Brockton, MA
Emily Dickinson
is the focus of The Big Read

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Sunday, November 14, 2010


Being the first
of four video excerpts
from an interview with Allen Fisher
conducted in 2008
by Openned

All four can be found
on the Openned site

Full transcript here


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