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…

Resist Much/Obey Little at Cooper Union

On the spot Lincoln stood, at Cooper Union, NYC, in his 1860 House Divided Speech. The legendary Bob Holman presiding here, on April 30, 2017,…

Berkeley, CA under lockdown

http://www.theonion.com/article/berkeley-campus-lockdown-after-loose-pages-wall-st-55815

A Short Interview with Omar Al-Nakib, poet of Kuwait, with Kent Johnson

dispatches Interview with Omar Al-Nakib (3)

Long Live Willie Loco!

Because Dispatches from the Poetry Wars has a close relation to the Gloucester Writers Center (and to the Ralph Maud/Charles Olson Library), and…

Free Speech for Poets Dispatch #1: Defending Ann Coulter!

Poets: Ann Coulter’s views are vile and abhorrent.   They are so abhorrent they are a manner of unintentional satire, mocking the worst…

OBU Manifestos 16, 17, & 18

 Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

Mexico’s Reforma features Resist Much / Obey Little

  Reforma, one of Mexico's leading progressive papers, featured an article on Dispatches Editions' Resist Much/Obey Little – Inaugural Poems to…

OBU Manifestos 14, 15, & Interlude 2

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has stated that…

OBU Manifestos 12 & 13

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

The editors of Dispatches finally meet.

The editors of Dispatches from the Poetry Wars meet for the first time in Buffalo. Photo by André Spears  

Four photos from Pax Americana (2), by Linh Dinh

Istanbul, Turkey, 2016   Kiev, Ukraine 2016   Brighton, England 2015   Budapest, Hungary  2016 These photographs come from Linh…

Zero at the Bone: Dante Di Stefano Reviews Resist Much / Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance

At a hefty 740 pages, the new anthology Resist Much / Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance symbolically and actually enacts the…

OBU Manifestos #11 & #12

Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

George Albon remembers Ben Hollander

Ben phoned me on a Tuesday to tell me the news of his brain tumor. I went straight from work to his hospital floor. My first glimpse, before getting…

OBU Manifestos #9 & #10

Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

OBU Manifesto #8

Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has stated that it…

OBU Manifesto #7

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

OBU Manifesto #6

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

OBU Manifesto #5

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…

OBU Manifesto #4

  Dispatches has received a communique from an anonymous collective called OBU, announcing a sixteen-part Manifesto. The group has…