The Disturbing Case of Whitman at Southold, Long Island

  With the permission of Dan Molinoff, for his mother, the late Long Island historian Katherine Molinoff, we make available here the pamphlet…

So You Think There Are No Poetry Wars?

On November 1, the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet blog published the first of a series of posts by its current guest blogger, Brenda Coultas (The Eye in…

Benjamin Zephaniah will not work for ‘oppressors’ as poet laureate (link)

Writer and dub poet Benjamin Zephaniah has ruled himself out of becoming the next poet laureate of England, saying he has "absolutely no interest" in…

Some Assembly Required – Bill Berkson’s Memoir In Pieces (link)

Some Assembly Required Bill Berkson’s Memoir In Pieces When talking about Bill Berkson certain assumptions must be addressed.  That he was a…

Complete archive of Michel Deguy’s PO&SIE now available (link)

The complete archive of PO&SIE is now available on line   Note that Charles Olson’s “The Ring Of” and “I, Maximus of Gloucester to You” are…

What Whim Has Wrought: An Interview about Dispatches from the Poetry Wars with Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson conducted by Steven Manuel (link)

What Whim Has Wrought: An Interview about Dispatches from the Poetry Wars with Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson conducted by Steven Manuel

Dispatch #40 – Mythtory, complexity, & the Carlson-Wee/Nation affair

Myth is often presented as some long gone mode of fantasizing explanations for the inexplicable and dismissed as meaningless, especially when…

Dispatches Fall 2018 Update

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars is back after a somnolent summer of whimsy and digressive delight. We swam and fished, wrote poetry and stared…

Three photos of Robert Creeley and others, Waldoboro Maine, c. 1990

Front: Susan Howe, Robert Creeley, Michael Boughn Back Row: Hannah Creeley, William Creeley Hannah…

Dispatches Fall Update contents

Poetry Andres Ajens— Elogio a Jessica Sequeira Ammiel Alcalay – Democracy in Action Omar al-Nakib –  Elahi Sure The Blunt Research Group—Good Night…

Neruda’s Ghosts (link)

"Pablo Neruda’s only daughter, Malva Marina, was born in Madrid, in August 1934, and died a little over eight years later, in Nazi-occupied Holland,…

When Censorship Is Crowdsourced, by Jonathan Kay (link)

https://quillette.com/2018/09/09/when-censorship-is-crowdsourced

“Remembering 1968,” by Eric Powell (link)

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To Make an Omelet of Poetry, by Hiram Addison Jackson (1965-2017) (link)

To Make an Omelet of Poetry Some Eggs Must Be Broken  

PoBiz Stock Index Update, 8 August 2018 – Nation Poetry Scandal Rocks Market

Shares dropped sharply on the North American Poetry Exchange (NAPX) yesterday, in the wake of the recent NaPo, Inc./Anderwee scandal. There were…

USACBI Condemns Attack on Palestinian Poet Dareen Tatour and Calls for Solidarity from Artists, Writers and Cultural Workers (link)

USACBI Condemns Attack on Palestinian Poet Dareen Tatour and Calls for Solidarity from Artists, Writers and Cultural Workers (link)   Resist,…

David Herd on Charles Olson, Hannah Arendt, and the Declaration of Human Rights (link)

David Herd on Charles Olson, Hannah Arendt, and the Declaration of Human Rights