The Duncan/Watten Debat/cl/e – from Being Different: Strategies of Distinction and Twentieth-Century American Poetic Avant-Gardes, by Lilian Chiatas

For a recording of the entire event, go here.   Kap.6.2_CHAITAS   From the jacket: Pierre Bourdieu defines the literary field as a social…

On Consulting Being, by Charles Stein

Charles Stein - on consulting being

Permanent Revolution: The Value of Bitterness, by Joe Safdie

Be sure to check out Richard Nason's A Modern Dunciad. Book 1 Books 2 & 3 Book 4 and Epilogue Safdie -- Permanent Revolution (1)

Finishing Ghostspeaking, by Peter Boyle

Read Peter Boyle's "Enfolded in the wings of a great darkness" here.   Peter Boyle - -Finishing Ghostspeaking  

An interview with John Shoptaw, by Barbara Laiolo-March

John Shoptaw interviewed by Barbara Laiolo-March

Marsden Hartley and Charles Olson: Two Poets of Dogtown, by Peter Anastas

Peter Anastas -- Marsden_Hartley_and_Charles_Olson_Two_Po

Patrick Dunagan reviews A Curriculum of the Soul

"Many readers may feel the Institute’s endeavors and the Curriculum are products of an “in crowd” of the devoted. Yet the Curriculum does offer far…

Alec Marsh reviews Ken Warren’s Captain Poetry’s Sucker Punch

"Warren is an iconoclastic, slashing writer-the piratical, pugnacious, bunny rabbit on the cover of this exciting book swings a mean cutlass. It…

A Brief Exchange on the Poetics of Politics, between Charles Alexander and Kent Johnson

http://dispatchespoetry.com/articles/letters/2017/05/1274

Ghostly Nostalgia, Kitsch, and Post-History, by Bill Freind

In “Free Speech for Poets Dispatch #1: Ann Coulter!,” an unnamed Dispatches editor (who I assume is Kent Johnson) decries the “proto-Stalinism” of…

Dispatches contributor Annie Finch on Literary Sexual Abuse

"About six months ago, I learned that several of the people who had posted comments in response to my first and second posts on Literary Sexual…

Love and State, by Murat Nemet-Nejat

"The genius of fascism is that it is based on love. The leviathan of state turns into a performer of gentle punishment, loving duress. In fascism,…

Michael Boughn on various apocalypses

"That’s all fine and well and very intellectual, but there’s another dimension, too, much less cool and brainy: guns. Guns have surpassed people as…

Interview of Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson, by Reforma, daily newspaper in Mexico City

  Interview of Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson, by Reforma, daily newspaper in Mexico City  1. Could you please tell me how the…

Poetry and Resistance, Introduction to Resist Much / Obey Little, by Kent Johnson and Michael Boughn

Poetry and Resistance  It seems incredible that this very thick book, here in its finished form, was conceived, solicited, selected, assembled,…

Meet the Press: Dante Di Stefano in Conversation with Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson

  Meet the Press: Dante Di Stefano in Conversation with Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson, editors of Dispatches from the Poetry Wars and its new…

The Big Neruda Problem Dispatch #1

Twenty-two years ago, the hit film Il Postino ignited something of a Pablo Neruda craze in the U.S., leading to a massive spike in sales of the great…

The End Time of the Human Operating System (HumOS), by Don Byrd

http://www.4chan.org And you live in a place where there are forums on topics ranging from science and math, guns, and finance to various specialized…