Julien Poirier to Dispatches on Coulter, Berkeley, and free speech – 26 April 2017

April 26, 2017 Dear Dispatches – I live in Berkeley and grew up here—was actually conceived underneath the cop car that Mario Savio leapt onto…

Berkeley, CA under lockdown

http://www.theonion.com/article/berkeley-campus-lockdown-after-loose-pages-wall-st-55815

A Short Interview with Omar Al-Nakib, poet of Kuwait, with Kent Johnson

dispatches Interview with Omar Al-Nakib (3)

Toddler Quatrains, by Omar Al-Nakib

Omar Al-Nakib - Toddler Quatrains rev

The Little Magazine in America, mid-1950s – mid-1980s: A Collection from the Golden Age of the Small Press Mimeo Revolution

Essential history for sale at Granary Books:  http://granarybooks.com/collections/littlemags/index.html

Long Live Willie Loco!

Because Dispatches from the Poetry Wars has a close relation to the Gloucester Writers Center (and to the Ralph Maud/Charles Olson Library), and…

Free Speech for Poets Dispatch #1: Defending Ann Coulter!

Poets: Ann Coulter’s views are vile and abhorrent.   They are so abhorrent they are a manner of unintentional satire, mocking the worst…

OBU Manifestos 16, 17, & 18

 Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

Mexico’s Reforma features Resist Much / Obey Little

  Reforma, one of Mexico's leading progressive papers, featured an article on Dispatches Editions' Resist Much/Obey Little – Inaugural Poems to…

OBU Manifestos 14, 15, & Interlude 2

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has stated that…

Interview of Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson, by Reforma, daily newspaper in Mexico City

  Interview of Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson, by Reforma, daily newspaper in Mexico City  1. Could you please tell me how the…

OBU Manifestos 12 & 13

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

The editors of Dispatches finally meet.

The editors of Dispatches from the Poetry Wars meet for the first time in Buffalo. Photo by André Spears