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Rome revokes Ovid’s exile. “Grave wrong repaired”. Read about it HERE

Dispatch #29 – on truth and the new totalitarianism

Dispatches dares to note the obvious: we live in strange times, friends. The strangeness is everywhere and seems to be spreading with viral…

Emily Post-Avant, 22 December 2017

[Emily Post-Avant is an ongoing column that answers everything you always wanted to know about poetry but were afraid to ask. Write Emily with your…

Microreviews Vol. 3, by Justice Poeticus

Poet in Spain: Federico Garcia Lorca Translated by Sarah Arvio Knopf, $35.00 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was Lorca, and Lorca was the…

"W.S. Merwin, Great American Translator of World Poetry." For more on this, see the letter on Ange Mlinko and W.S. Merwin from Emily Post-Avant

Dispatch #29 – The New Totalitarianism

Dispatches dares to note the obvious: we live in strange times, friends. The strangeness is everywhere and seems to be spreading with viral…

Emily Post-Avant, 19 December 2017

[Emily Post-Avant is an ongoing column that answers everything you always wanted to know about poetry but were afraid to ask. Write Emily with your…

Wilfred Laurier statement on the Independent Invesitgator’s report on Lindsay Shepherd’s interrogation (link)

Lindsay Shepherd, a graduate student TA for a Communications course at Wilfred Laurier University in Ottawa, was attacked by the Red Guard Sunday…

OBU on Facebook (link)

Support OBU – One Big Union, Oligarchy Busters United – and "like" their Facebook page: OBU on Facebook And buy the book. It is one of the most…

This Is How a Woman Is Erased From Her Job (link)

This is how a woman is erased from her job After taking over from George Plimpton, Brigid Hughes was pushed out as the editor of The Paris Review and…

Ammiel Alcalay, Dispatches Editor, on Literature in 2017, in BOMB (link)

Dispatches editor, co-conspirator, and all-round mensch, Ammiel Alcalay,  as well as fellow contributors James Patrick Dunagan and Barry Schwabsky,…

When everyone else in North America is talking about sexual abuse (except, of course, Corporate America where sexual abuse never occurs), why is…

Emily Post-Avant, 12 December 2017

[Emily Post-Avant is an ongoing column that answers everything you always wanted to know about poetry but were afraid to ask. Write Emily with your…

Mar con Soroche – revista de poesía y otras menudas comarcas

We share the new issue of Mar con Soroche, one of the most vital literary journals of the Andean region. Edited out of Santiago Chile and La Paz,…

John Rigney to Dispatches, 8 December 2017

Gentlemen: Why is it that those who have erased the self from poetry have done nothing to erase their own selfishness from the same? With love, John……

A New Book of Essays by Dispatches Contributor Barry Schwabsky

A New Book of Essays by Dispatches Contributor Barry Schwabsky Available at: Black Square Editions