Randy Prus to Dispatches, 9 May 2016

Hey Dispatches,  I’m loving it.  Attached a current poem for you, troping on Creeley’s old “Walking the Dog” sessions, and two from my…

Jared Schickling to Dispatches, 5 May 2016

[...] weird... especially given the seriousness of the matter which, so it seems to me, has a lot to do with the fact that the PF hasn't,…

Open letter from Kent Johnson to Jennifer Scappettone, 4 May 2016

Dear Jennifer Scappettone, I see you are blogging for the Poetry Foundation this month of May. I am writing to express a concern about a matter and…

Tom Raworth to Dispatches, 26 April 2016

Thanks, Dispatches...... I check in and check out like a Chechen in China. As ever,  best,  Tom

David Levi Strauss to Dispatches, 11 April 2016

Dear All, Michael Taussig, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Dilar Dirik and I have just put together a book on the Rojava Revolution in Northern Syria, To Dare…

Peter Quartermain to Dispatches, 10 April 2016

Dear Dispatches, I'm really enjoying the Peck's Bad Boy revival -- the latest bulletin breaking the news of Creeley's canonization made me laugh out…

Letter from Federico García Lorca

Dear Dispatches: From my grave somewhere outside Granada, I would like to suggest the following, and you really should stop beating around the bush…

Flarf to Dispatches, 3 April 2016

Take this site down before we sue. – the Flarf Collective

Without a chance of shadow — from Tom Raworth to Dispatches, 4/1/2016.

 All of [the current scene] goes along with a general ennui and boredom with what "poetry has come to conjure: a sunlit void without chance of…