Uncomfortable question #3

Why won't the administrators of the "feminist and postcolonial  critiques of Charles Olson acknowledge the responses to their critiques? When…

Special Insider Pobiz Dispatch #1 (Entertainment Tonight Edition): Slate’s Article on the Academy of American Poets Gala before Its Radical Revision by the Magazine’s Editors

Stocks have been on the upswing for Academy of American Poets Enterprises (as the magazine Dispatches to the Poetry Wars might put it) with reports…

Dispatch #21 – ‘I Am a Human Being’: A visit with Dareen Tatour

  http://mondoweiss.net/2016/07/visit-dareen-tatour/    

Dispatch #19 – two important links from Ammiel Alcalay

Here are two important links that i’d love to see at Dispatches - one about the Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh, sentenced to 8 years & 800 lashes…

Dispatch #22 — Of Black Shootings by Police, Poet Asks: When Will It Stop?”

  Dispatches Contributing Editor Ed Pavlic Interview with NPR:…

Pobiz Stock Index Update, 20 July 2016

Pobiz Stock Index Update, 20 July 2016

From an interview with Roberto Bolaño, ca. 2000, Lucerne, Switzerland

Q: Which authors would you number among your precursors? Borges? Cortázar? Nicanor Parra? Neruda? Kafka? In Tres you write: “I dreamt that Earth was…

PoBiz Stock index update, 31 October 2016 – Canlit Civil Strife Undermines Value of Commercial Poetry Product

Shares in Creative Writing & MFA, Inc. fluctuated wildly on North American markets, causing a sharp drop in the valuation of the Commercial…

PoBiz Stock Index Update, 21 April 2016

PoTemp Solutions stock soared on news that Eleaonore Mylestone, justly beloved poet, will reveal today at the Harriet blog exactly how much she is…

Four photos from Pax Americana (1), by Linh Dinh

Kiev, Ukraine Johor Baru, Malaysia Singapore Batan, Indonesia These photographs come from Linh Dinh's blog project, Postcards from the End…

OBU Manifesto #1

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU. The group has stated that it intends to send…

But State-sponsored Trips for Tight-lipped U.S. Avant-Garde Poets are Still on Tap

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/22/china-lawyer-for-ai-weiwei-jailed-for-12-years-in-severe-retaliation

Pranab K Chakraborty to Dispatches, 26 July 2017

Dear Dispatches: No window there open to make any comment, so I put my gratitude here to Runa Bandyopadhyay who has tried to expose her poetic…

Liu Xiaobo has died

The writer, critic, poet, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo died on July 13, 2017, after six and a half years in a Chinese prison. His crime…

Twin Towers, by Basil King

Basil King - Twin Towers-for-Dispatches

from The Contractor’s Song, by Tom Pickard

Twts_Untitled-1 from Michael Boughn on Vimeo.

ONakib, a Twitter Event, by Omar Al-Nakib

https://twitter.com/blandpancreas

For Chris’ Memorial, a funeral oration, by J.P. Harpignies

    JP Harpignies - For Chris' Memorial rev

Illusion/Delusion, by Ben Perrone

Illusion/Delusion (2009) by Ben Perrone Black paper bags and monofilament. 312 x 252 x 252 in. (792.48 x 640.08 x 640.08 cm). Illusion/Delusion is…

Selections from Two Bodies of Work, and How to Draw a Landscape, by Paul Collins

Paul Collins - Selections from two bodies of work and How to make a Lanscape

Resist Much/Obey Little in the Village Voice

"That’s an awfully attractive message, which helps explain why one of his most famous lines, from his 'Songs of Insurrection' is now the title of a…

‘Your Lifelong Prisoner’ – Liu Xiaobo’s poem from prison

To Xia My dear, I'll never give up the struggle for freedom from the oppressors' jail, but I'll be your willing prisoner for life. I'm your lifelong…

Important cultural appropriation update

This is an important essay by Brian Fawcett, sytematically engaging the question of "cultural appropriation" with penetrating vision and articulate…