Dispatch #3

A book to come In the very near future, when the virtual blogs and the discussion boards will have collapsed, a book will be printed in the tradition…

from “Looking for (Mrs) Laura (Riding) Jackson, the anti-social people’s poet, from Jamaica (Queens) to Woodruff Avenue (Brooklyn), by Benjamin Hollander”

The paradox Riding came to after she renounced poetry was this: she realized how poets could learn that the public, too, were gifted with the powers…

Woman in Kimono, a story

Susan Lewis's magazine, Posit, has posted a story by our much missed partner in crime, Benjamin Hollander, finished shortly before he died. Except…

Color at the Mercy of Light

One of Ben Hollander's last pieces, on whiteness and color:  

Color at the Mercy of the Light

An excerpt from The Letters of Carla, the letter b. A Mystery in Poetry with a foreword by The Future Guardian of the Letters and an afterword by Benjamin Hollander, forthcoming from Chax Press

from The Letters of Carla, the letter b. A Mystery in Poetry with a foreword by The Future Guardian of the Letters and an afterword by Benjamin…

Benjamin Hollander to Lucas Klein, 15 August 2016

Lucas, you write:   “I understand that language isn’t private property, and that my intent doesn’t matter as much as my effect once I’ve written…

Benjamin Hollander Responds to CA Conrad, 11 June 2015 [link]

"What most people I agree with politically and whose politics are considered progressive  don't even realize is that, when it comes to poetry or…