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A Sulfur Anthology: Clayton Eshleman, ed.

May 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Criticism, Experimental Writing, Intellectuals, Literature, Magazine, Poetics, Poetry, Translation, Uncategorized

Clayton Eshleman started his first magazine, Caterpillar, in New York City in the fall of 1967 — the very same moment I moved from Europe to the US. It wasn’t until some time in late 1968 that the magazine was brought to my attention, either by Robert Kelly, with whom I was working on Paul […]

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Fugs For Bernie!

April 13th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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Miles in Vienna, 1973

March 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Jazz, Music, Uncategorized

For the sheer pleasure of it, this Saturday afternoon, that many years later. Thanks, John. Enjoy. Miles Davis (tpt, org); Dave Liebman (ss, ts, fl); Pete Cosey (g, perc); Reggie Lucas (g); Michael Henderson (el-b); Al Foster (d); James Mtume Forman (cga, perc)

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Happy 70th, Joachim Sartorius!

March 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Poet, Poetry, Translator, Uncategorized

Joachim Sartorius is one of Germany’s most elegant poets and, besides diplomatic service in New York, Istanbul, Prague and Cyprus, as well as becoming director general of the Goethe Institut in 1996, he also directed the Berliner Festspiele from 2001 to 1011. Sartorius is further the editor of the Collected Works of Malcolm Lowry and William Carlos […]

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The Murder of Syrian Poet Mohammad Bashir al-Aani

March 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Obituaries, Poet, Uncategorized

by mlynxqualey PEN International has condemned the murder of Mohammad Bashir al-Aani and his son Elyas in Deir al-Zour City “by the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS)”: Al-Aani’s death was reported last Thursday. The poet, who published three collections, was reportedly kidnapped last fall. From the PEN release: According to media reports, Al-Aani and his […]

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Andrzej Zulawski (1940-2016)

February 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Uri Avnery: A Lady With A Smile 

February 12th, 2016 · No Comments · Israel, Palestine, Palestinian people, Uncategorized

February 13, 2015                  IT IS not easy to be an Arab in Israel. It is not easy to be a woman in Arab society. It is not easy to be an Arab in Israeli politics. And even less easy to be an Arab woman in the Knesset. […]

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To quote the backdrop of Wolfgang Rihm’s staging of “Die Hamletmaschine”

January 28th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

HOPE IS BUT A LACK OF INFORMATION

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Egyptian Poet Fatima Naoot Gets Three-year Jail Sentence for ‘Insulting Islam’

January 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Uncategorized

via Arab Literature (in English) & mlynxqualey: Poet Fatima Naoot was sentenced today to three years in prison and a 20,000LE fine, found guilty of “contempt of religion”: Photo from Poetry International. According to Ahram Online, Naoot goes to prison immediately and must appeal from there. Naoot was charged not for her poetry, but for a Facebook post from October 2014. […]

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Human-made climate change suppresses the next ice age

January 18th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Climate Change, Uncategorized

Press release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) 01/14/2016  Humanity has become a geological force that is able to suppress the beginning of the next ice age, a study now published in the renowned scientific journal Nature shows. Cracking the code of glacial inception, scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact […]

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