La Dernière mode (poétique) numéro 1

La Dernière mode (poétique)

The Dialogics of Will Alexander & Heller Levinson, Part 1 (Link)

“When Sartre, and Husserl, and Levinas, invoke human scale as their most significant point of concentration, it rumages, around within a delimited…

The Terror of the Poet David Shapiro in conversation with Kent Johnson [link]

"No, I know nobody, I am nobody, I know nothing, and feel closest to the “Que sais-je?” motto . In Jewish law, if one doesn’t know, you are required…

“Fiddling the Planetary Dials”: Gustaf Sobin and Kabbalistic Influence

Tirzah Goldenberg - Fiddling the Planetary Dials rev

Some Assembly Required – a review of Bil Berkson’s “Memoir in Pieces” [link]

"When talking about Bill Berkson certain assumptions must be addressed.  That he was a quintessential New Yorker who had escaped to California and…

Poetry Saying – On George Quasha

Cheryl Pallant - Poetry Saying - on George Quasha (1)—

Supreme Fiction – Notes on the Long Poem

Henry Gould - supreme fiction notes

Vision Writing

Joe Safdie - Vision WritingVision Writing

Alexander Pope on Speed: a review of Thomas Sayers Ellis, The Corny Toys

Tyrone Williams -- Alexander Pope on Speed

Poetry as Politics III, or, Self-Pity as Heroism

Freind -- Poetry as Politics III - 3 (1)

Mark Scroggins’ Vast Machine – A Review of Pressure Dressing

Norman Finklestein - Scroggins Pressure Dressing Review

Poetry Wars in Chile: Zurita vs. Parra

  We have received the following article from the major Chilean daily, La Tercera. “‘Se te nota demasiado que Parra te estorba’: Colombina…

On the Poet James Chapson

(Read Jim Chapson's "11 Poems")   It’s a matter of little weight for most, no question, but the tavern-thick, working-class city of Milwaukee,…

Bill & Lou, Part II The Descent of Winter By Tom Sharp (excerpted from The Objectivists) (Link)

‘Louis Zukofsky took Ezra Pound’s suggestion to edit The Descent of Winter by William Carlos Williams for “Exile 4”. Williams began the sequence “on…

Zukofsky and Williams, by Tom Sharp (excerpted from The Objectivists) [link]

The extent of the friendship and mutual influence of Louis Zukofsky and William Carlos Williams is not sufficiently known. Williams’ autobiography…

Two Poems for David Bromige

[Jacket2 incorrectly dates Bromige's reading of "I am a brainwashed Sudanese poet" as "1990," at a "memorial reading for Robert Duncan."…

Microreviews, Vol. 8

  Misrepresented People: Poetic Responses to Trumps America Maria Isabel Alvarez and Dante Di Stefano New York Quarterly Books ($21.95)  …

A look at Charles Olson through the works of Kate Colby, Amanda Cook and Kate Tarlow Morgan (link)

A look at Charles Olson through the works of Kate Colby, Amanda Cook and Kate Tarlow Morgan at the Gloucester Writers Center:…

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…