Weather as Far

  Tyrone Williams - Weather As Far

Notes from Underground – Ethnopoetics : Somapoetics

David Rose - Notes Ethnopoetics

Fun with der Alt Right: Updated, by Steven Augustine (link)

"It happens not infrequently that I’ll casually pop over to a progressive site,  to read an article and express an opinion,  and suddenly find myself…

Dearest Perusers of Poetry Wars & their Dispatches:

So what shall we, in this strange topsy winter, say? That froze in these vortices Dispatches still doth increase day by day? Aye, the days of Trump…

Contents, Dispatches Winter 2018/19 release

Dispatches — Winter 2018/2019 Release   Poetry James Berger—Threnody for the Death at the Borders Stephen Bett – 3 poems Eliot Cardinaux –……

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…

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,…

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……

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

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

Dispatch from inside Olson’s Brain at the MOL in Gloucester

Dispatch from inside Olson's Brain at the MOL in Gloucester cor

Dead Poets on the Ouija Board

dispatches Dead Poet Bumpers (1)

Burt Kimmelman and Pierre Joris Join Dispatches’ Contributing Editors

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars is deeply pleased to announce that Burt Kimmelman and Pierre Joris have joined its prestigious list of Contributing…

Rasula Joins Dispatches Editors

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars is extremely pleased to announce that Jed Rasula has joined its Editorial Board.

Dispatch #41: An Informational (but Ethical) Note on the Poetry Foundation’s Leadership Team

Dispatches, during its annual address to the Augean Stables of the Professional Poetry Industry, stumbled upon a shocking bit of information as we…

How the CIA Helped Shaped American Creative Writing (link)

“The Iowa Writer’s Workshop “emerged in the 1930s and powerfully influenced the creative-writing programs that followed,” Bennett explains. “More…

Po-Biz Stock Index Update, 12 December 2018 [POC VIP PO Inc. Stocks Rocket after Kevin Young Appears on Front Page of NYT Business Section]

Poetry stocks, which had returned lackluster overall results over the past two quarters (partly due to chronic plagiarism rumors—see PoBiz Stock…

PoBiz Stock Index Update, 7 December 2018—Feds Take Down Rogue Poetry Plagiarist in Daring Café Raid

PoBiz stock markets rebounded sharply today on news that the Federal Poetry Police (FPP) had apprehended master Po-thief, Amy Poole. Her poem, “Gun…

Don’t Be Irreverent – for Sky Gilbert

Brad Cran - Don’t Be Irreverent Also check out Sky Gilbert's blog post, I’m Afraid of ‘Woke People’

Microreviews, Vol. 8

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