A Big Work Presented to All: An Interview with George Bowering and George Stanley (part 1) [link]

"Lyric poetry has been getting a bad name in the past decade or two, at least among the poets and critics I like to hang with. I take part in the…

Garrett Phelps reviews Amanda Berenguer’s Materia Prima [link]

“Most striking about Berenguer’s poetry is its sheer constructedness, which is as flagrant as those exposed brick interiors with a grid of metal…

Dispatch #44 — A Note on Forrest Gander’s Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

  Forrest Gander has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for 2019, for his book Be With. He has been a contributor to Dispatches from…

A Stab in the Dark The Milestone Poetry Collection of Border Region Literature by Facundo Bernal/Translated by Anthony Seidman [link]

Bernal has a keen eye and a smart mouth, and this combination provides many satisfactions. Without detracting from Bernal’s book, it’s fair to say…

Dispatches Editor Helps to Rebuild Puerto Rico

Dispatches Editor Kent Johnson is currently in Puerto Rico where, instead of handing our paper towels, he is helping to rebuild homes damaged by the…

The Duncan/Olson Dichotomy — a review (link)

Adam Katz reviews An Open Map: The Correspondence of Robert Duncan and Charles Olson and Imagining Persons: Robert Duncan’s Lectures on Charles…

Dispatches highly recommends The Age of Disenchantments [link]

This is how Aaron Shulman's recently published non-fiction historical narrative, The Age of Disenchantments: The Epic Story of Spain's Most…

Dispatches Contributing Editor Runa Bandyopadhyay Interviews Charles Bernstein (lnk)

"Understanding is to stand under whereas I want to be inside. Clarity, coherence, and expression are often shibboleths that stand in the way of the…

Po-Biz Stock Report, 7 March 2019 —Yale Series of Long-in-the-Tooth Younger Poets Prize Reassures Shaky Markets

Poetry markets surged yesterday on hard-driving gains for the new dating company with the cute name — Middle Ages Single Poets, Inc. —  on news that…

Passwords: Gerrit Lansing with Ruth Lepson, Kate Tarlow Morgan, Robert Podgurski & Charles Stein (link)

“A man of wider and deeper knowledge than almost anyone I have known,” says Pierre Joris of Gerrit Lansing, poet, occult scholar, and confidant to…

Jennifer Bartlett joins Dispatches’ Contributing Editors

Dispatches is pleased to announce that Jennifer Bartlett has joined its distinguished and totally awesome list of Contributing. Editors. Welcome…

Fun with der Alt Right: Updated, by Steven Augustine (link)

"It happens not infrequently that I’ll casually pop over to a progressive site,  to read an article and express an opinion,  and suddenly find myself…

Dearest Perusers of Poetry Wars & their Dispatches:

So what shall we, in this strange topsy winter, say? That froze in these vortices Dispatches still doth increase day by day? Aye, the days of Trump…

Contents, Dispatches Winter 2018/19 release

Dispatches — Winter 2018/2019 Release   Poetry James Berger—Threnody for the Death at the Borders Stephen Bett – 3 poems Eliot Cardinaux –……

Dispatch #43 — on the Bollingen Prize and new Awards from Dispatches

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars would like to heartily congratulate Charles Bernstein on his prestigious Bollingen Prize Award. Yes, you read that…

A review of Dispatches Contributing Editor, Anthony Seidman’s new translation [link]

Dispatches Contributing Editor, Anthony Seidman's translation of Facundo Bernal’s A Stab in the Dark has been reviewed at The Los Angeles Review of…

Susan M. Schultz joins Dispatches’ Contributing Editors

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars is extremely pleased to welcome Susan Schultz, editor of Tinfish, to it's list of distinguished contributing……