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

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Mark Scroggins’ Vast Machine – A Review of Pressure Dressing

Norman Finklestein - Scroggins Pressure Dressing Review

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14 Pieces

Confuse you I did Maybe She said…

6 collages

World/tears The exhilarating mournfulness My maternal aunt……

Dispatch #43 — on the Bollingen Prize and new Awards from Dispatches

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars would like to heartily congratulate Charles Bernstein on his prestigious Bollingen Prize Award. Yes, you read that…

Emily Post-Avant on Forgery and Other Stuff, 28 January 2019

Dear Ms. Emily Post-Avant: I am a famous – some would say infamous – writer with a problem. I hope you can help me. I mostly write in the genre of…

Special Dispatch from Eternity — Vincent Ferrini on art & living

"You see, our society is schizophrenic. It's split. We're all split. The split is at the heart of the matter. What is the heart of the matter? Art…

Bob Arnold to Dispatches, 25 January 2019

Dear Dispatches Reading, again, Enzensberger who should quickly and readily sympathize with your living conditions, and snowblower, if the poems in…

Dispatches to Ian Keenan, 23 January 2019 [regarding Linh Dinh]

Ian, thanks for your long note. You are a loyal friend to Linh Dinh, and your defense of him is passionate and articulate. I have a couple of things…

Ian Keenan to Dispatches, 22 January 2019 [on Linh Dinh]

Dear Dispatches In August 1943, PM Magazine, heavily critical of Ezra Pound for his broadcasts in Italy, solicited the opinion of William…

David Baptiste Chirot to Dispatches, 13 January 2019

Dear Mr. Kent and Michael--          Thank you again for alerting me to the Linh Dinh blowout. Since 9/11 especially a kind of diseased madness has…

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…

A review of Dispatches Contributing Editor, Anthony Seidman’s new translation [link]

Dispatches Contributing Editor, Anthony Seidman's translation of Facundo Bernal’s A Stab in the Dark has been reviewed at The Los Angeles Review of…

An open letter to Dispatches from contributing editor, Pierre Joris, 13 January 2019 [with a response from M. Boughn]

Hi Kent (& Mike, read Mike’s take on Linh Dinh. Of course excellent and accurate in the main, though I wonder about one paragraph: Linh Dinh…

Susan M. Schultz joins Dispatches’ Contributing Editors

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars is extremely pleased to welcome Susan Schultz, editor of Tinfish, to it's list of distinguished contributing……

Mark Scroggins, Mary Catherine Kinniburgh, & Joe Amato Join Contributing Editors at Dispatches

Dispatches is extremely happy to announce that Mark Scroggins, Mary Catherine Kinniburgh, and Joe Amato have joined the list of contributing editors…

Murat Nemet-Nejat to Dispatches, 11 January 2019 [on Linh Dinh]

Dear Dispatches, I am at the moment in Singapore. In a few weeks I will go to Kolkata for the publication of the the special Bengali issue where both…

Dispatch #42 – On Linh Dinh’s duplicitous, hateful rhetoric

Dispatch #42 – On Linh Dinh’s duplicitous, hateful rhetoric