Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Tom Devaney:
On Bear’s Head
More where this came from
Leslie Scalapino:
The Dihedrons Gazelle-Dihedrals Zoom
The Poetry Center Book Award goes to
The Collected Poems of Barbara Guest
(Guest is the first two-time winner of the award)
28 years of winners
David Nolan,
longtime poetry audio guru,
has passed away
Correcting 9,000 typos in
Finnegans Wake
Close reading aloud:
Rae Armanrout, Linh Dinh, Tom Devaney & Al Filreis
on the work of Kit Robinson

Gary Snyder has won the Robert Creeley Award for 2010
A profile of Dorianne Laux
Talking with Rob Fitterman
Hay(na)ku for Haiti
Charles Bernstein reading: 2 poems for Emma
Doug Messerli on Charles Bernstein
Messerli on Marjorie Perloff
Reznikoff’s Testimony:
an encounter with simulacra
Floating Bear archive
Fred Wah reading
Fred Wah, talking to Charles Bernstein
Jack Kerouac: the recluse of Queens
Allen Bramhall on Eileen Tabios
Marianne Moore’s “Poetry”
Roberta Beary’s Nothing Left to Say
“The best contemporary Japanese novel is a manga”
Sanjay Patel:
My graphic Ramayana
Tom Clark: “Natural Science”
Vonnegut’s advice
Advice from George Saunders
Man-to-man with Michael Schiavo
Some extraordinary new books from
Pie in the Sky press
(not safe for vegans)
3 talks on poetics & practice
March 9 @ CUNY
with erica kaufman, Douglas Martin & Mina Pam Dick
Wednesday in Leeds,
a debate “In Defence of Poetry
Canarium Books poets
West Coast Books Tour
with Ish Klein, John Beer & Paul Killebrew
Home & Away:
A Trans-Tasman Poetry Symposium
Reports on some panels
from the Louisville Conference
Yelena Chizhova’s Time of Women
Mahmoud Darwish’s
If I Were Another
Ted Burke’s debt to Amiri Baraka
Gently Read Literature’s March reviews
have some terrific pieces
A profile of Amit Chaudhuri
Talking with Wayne Miller
is doing an amazing job
examining key publications
of the Mimeo Revolution
Harold Dull reading
The Climb Down Out Of
Why there is no Jewish Narnia
SPD’s February poetry best sellers
Croatia publishes anthology of Persian poetry
Remembering Jason Boone
List of 600+-page books Matt Cozart is reading
all at the same time
Many opportunities to hear Nicole Peyrafitte
plus a recipe for chicken soup!
Cornelius Eady’s Hardheaded Weather
Penguin to publish apocryphal Boswell mss. on Johnson
Kay Ryan’s The Best of It
Clichés of rain,
complete with an “angry downpour”
Joshua Clover & theory’s “perfect storm”
Little known literary facts
Issue 9 is a Dusie
Jacques Prévert
drowning in sentimentality
in just 6 lines
Drawn to DeLillo
Thinkwriting DeLillo
“it’s difficult to believe that these two books
are set on the same planet,
much less in the same town”
Talking with Michael Chabon
Catie Rosemurgy’s The Stranger Manual
Noelle Kocot’s Sunny Wednesday
John Lane:
“How Poetry Comes to Me”
It’s in the blood
Michael Theune reads Kent Johnson
as an instance of hybridity
Nin Andrews:
Learning to write the MFA poem
To get rid of the workshop poem,
get rid of the workshop!
John Edgar Wideman opts for Lulu.com
Former book designer:
good riddance to print
John Olson:
“A Garden in the Pocket”
Sven Birkerts on
“Reading in a Digital Age”
Math of publishing meets the e-book
NY Times Book Review
is on a starvation diet
The future of compact literature
Arabic distributor spreads word
Richard Hugo didn’t Twitter
Book superstores
are taking over malls
Talking with Michael Powell
of Powell’s Books
A slide show of Powell’s
Shakespeare & Co. – a haven
City Lights
mystery photo contest
Art center to replace Acres of Books
One way to save newspapers:
charge for the accessories
Talking with Paul Mariani
The last days of Dylan Thomas
Louise Erdrich’s Shadow Tag
Talking with Hanif Kureishi
Compiling the correspondence of
a Romance-era publisher & book dealer
Talking with Rose Tremain
Many mini-reviews from Charles P. Ries
Talking with Jonathan Safran Foer
Martin Amis “remains a giant”
Amis: author of his own anguish
McSweeney is so yesterday
Johannes Göransson
wishing away history again
Jennifer Bartlett’s Wheelchair Experiment
Official NY Times obit for
Ruth Kligman
Tina Barney’s photos of fathers & daughters
Buzz Spector’s Shelf Life
Philly’s theft of the Barnes will have consequences
Bringing London to Paris
Ai Weiwei at the Tate Modern
March 17:
Performance party at the Invisible Dog
in Brooklyn
Alias Man Ray
closes this week
DNA clues in
20-year-old art heist?
Bad at Sports
is looking for video questions
about the world of the arts
Ars Nova turns 10
Joanna Newsom: the changeling
Go ask Alice
A “Blackout” at UC Berkeley
A video report of the action
Does The Female Eunuch still have balls?
Germaine Greer “has no idea what makes women tick”

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