Cid Corman readings from John Levy and Steel Wagstaff

Cid Corman and his wife Shizumi Konishi Corman opened CC's, a coffeeshop in Kyoto, in 1973. Cid had been living in Japan since 1962 (although he had…

Important cultural appropriation update

This is an important essay by Brian Fawcett, sytematically engaging the question of "cultural appropriation" with penetrating vision and articulate…

Juan Goytisolo writer dies at 86 in Marrakech, by Ammiel Alcalay

From Ammiel Alcalay:   With sadness the news came that a true giant of witness, testimony, form, and conscience, Juan Goytisolo, passed away in…

Chicago Review Infrarealism Issue

  Inside Web Preview:  Out June 2017 Rubén Medina, Infrarealism: A Latin American Neo-Avant-Garde, or The Lost Boys of Guy Debord John…

Patrick Dunagan reviews A Curriculum of the Soul

"Many readers may feel the Institute’s endeavors and the Curriculum are products of an “in crowd” of the devoted. Yet the Curriculum does offer far…

Alec Marsh reviews Ken Warren’s Captain Poetry’s Sucker Punch

"Warren is an iconoclastic, slashing writer-the piratical, pugnacious, bunny rabbit on the cover of this exciting book swings a mean cutlass. It…