Warlords of Atlantis, by André Spears

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A very short history of Olson’s Buffalo, by Fred Wah

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Turtle Island , by John Clarke

for Harvey     And so the Great Split began, like an exodus, pretty much one Way, West, and since this way was closed, or forbidden, passage out was…

from “Looking for (Mrs) Laura (Riding) Jackson, the anti-social people’s poet, from Jamaica (Queens) to Woodruff Avenue (Brooklyn), by Benjamin Hollander”

The paradox Riding came to after she renounced poetry was this: she realized how poets could learn that the public, too, were gifted with the powers…

Poetics’ bodies – Charles Olson and some poetry wars, 1913-1990, by Michael Boughn

Poetics’ bodies – some poetry wars, 1913-1990 When Donald Allen’s anthology, The New American Poetry, 1945-1960, hit the book stores in 1960, it…

Please, Somebody Help Me, by John Olson

I have to wait for the feeling of nausea to diminish to begin writing. Anything. Much less poetry.   Poetry? Was Adorno ultimately right? No…

The Poetics of Thinking, by George Quasha

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Jonathan Haynes and the Rise of Nollywood Studies, by Paul Ugor

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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

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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

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

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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