Julien Poirier to Dispatches, 6 December 2018 [on Ms. Emily and Tracey K. Smith]

Dear Dispatches: I like the latest post from Emily and also the new poem by Brad Cran. About the post. I haven't particularly enjoyed the Tracy…

When Smoke Broke Up with Mirrors, by Julien Poirier

Call it the onset of some kind of craziness, but I actually feel personally responsible for the Israeli military’s murder of Palestinian protesters…

Julien Poirier to Dispatches, 28 January 2018

Dear Dispatches, It's a matter of creativity, and how ethics are attached to it. It will be a great day when professional poetry institutions…

How close to death love leads us, by Julien Poirier

HOW CLOSE TO DEATH LOVE LEADS US David Meltzer’s death bus came and got me on the edge of a microkingdom I’d been sharking since spring, when…

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…