Theatre as memory, vis-à-vis George Quasha, by John Rigney

In part 2 (“Thinking Theatre Inside Out”) of his essay “The Poetics of Thinking,” George Quasha begins his discussion of the theatre by inviting us…

Of Jack Clarke and Co(s)mic Elephants, by Randy Prus

Prus--Of Jack essay final (2)

Preface to John Clarke’s Tramping the Bulrushes, by Michael Boughn

John (Jack) Clarke and Charles Olson first met in the spring of 1964 at Albert Cook’s house in Buffalo, New York. The previous year Cook had…

On the Road Sixty Years Later, by Peter Anastas

Peter Anastas - On the Road Sixty Years Later

David Lau interviewed by David Buuck (link)

A Novice at Saïs, by Michael Basinski

Basinski--A Novice in Sais 2

Nason’s A Modern Dunciad: A Defense of Satire, Part Three, by Joe Safdie

Be sure to check out Richard Nason's A Modern Dunciad. Book 1; Books 2 & 3; Book 4 and Epilogue; and Joe Safdie's earlier essay on Nason and…

A Review of Bruce Holsapple’s The Birth of the Imagination: William Carlos Williams on Form, by Michael Boughn (link) Read "Williams, Zukofsky, and the Verse LIne," a chapter from…

Late Hominid Poetics – Overview, by Lisa Jarnot

Late Hominid Poetics overview

Sharon Thesen answers the Canlit moralists

“If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the kitchen,” was the advice given to me once when I was upset about being vilified for voting for a strike…

Microreviews Vol. 1, by Justice Poeticus

Benjamin Fondane: Cinepoems and Others Edited by Leonard Schwartz Translated by Mitchell Abidor, Marianne Bailey, E.M. Cioran, Marilyn Hacker, Henry…

Anthologies’ Diasporas, by Sharon Thesen

anthologies' diasporas _ dispatches _ Thesen

Multiple Choice Questions, by Zhou Sivan

Nic Wong Multiple-choice questions_Zhou Sivan 2

The Elite, by Sophie Merman


Grey Owl, by Brian Dedora

GREY OWL You’d leave 3607 Mara to walk down behind the big elementary school with the dome on top where you’d file up from class to watch Grey Owl…

A Codebook for Frances Boldereff, by Sharon Thesen

A CODEBOOK FOR FRANCES BOLDEREFF Sharon Thesen “…how goddamn unhappy do we get before we start to wake up?” —FB Frances Boldereff is known by…

Williams, Zukofsky, and the verse line, by Bruce Holsapple

Holsapple -- Williams, Zukofsky, and the Verse Line 1

Snowden, by Andrew Levy

SNOWDEN essay.levy rev