Saturday, December 17, 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011


George Whitman, right, with Sylvia Beach Whitman & American tourist
at Shakespeare & Co. Books, Paris

George Whitman

1913 2011

Russell Hoban

1925 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Talking with Rachel Blau DuPlessis
@ Ryerson University, Toronto
(Margaret Christakos is the interlocutor)

plus

17 pieces for (& by)
Rachel Blau DuPlessis
(being the documenta of
the DuPlessis fest @ Temple
this past October)

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Phil Hall’s Killdeer
wins the Governor General’s Award

Alan Davies:
I think I understand Emma Bee Bernstein

Rita Dove responds to Helen Vendler

Dove smacks down Vendler

James Fenton
sides with Vendler

Jeremy Bass on Dove’s anthology

Talking with Rita Dove

Lucas Klein:
the problem of anthologies

The gate keeper:
Dwight Macdonald

Reading The Alphabet:
Brian Ang’s guided tour
through the 2009 “launch”
of the book,
with introductions by
Jessica Lowenthal, Rachel Blau DuPlessis,
Charles Bernstein & Bob Perelman

Remembering Ted Enslin

Monday, December 12, 2011

The Grand Piano at Berkeley
with (left to right)
Steve Benson, Carla Harryman,
Kit Robinson, Rae Armantrout,
Barrett Watten, Tom Mandel,
Lyn Hejinian & Ted Pearson
(intro by Jasper Bernes)