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2014: Year of the Arabic Poem (in Translation)

December 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

via Arabic Literature (in English): BY MLYNXQUALEY on DECEMBER 16, 2014 • ( 0 ) There were at least nine contemporary Arabic poetry collections published in translation this year, a number of them stunning, ground-breaking, beautifully produced: Certainly there were more novels than poetry collections — I have yet to do a full tally, but […]

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Lima Climate Summit

November 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Climate Change, Uncategorized

Starting Monday, at the UN climate summit COP20 in Lima delegates from more than 190 nations will discuss a new climate agreement. On this issue, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: “Two great challenges define the 21st century – the threat of catastrophic climate change and the maddening gap […]

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Happy 80th Birthday, Fairuz!

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Mashreq, Music, Uncategorized

If you don’t know this great Lebanese singer, check here & also here, where you’ll find the poet Sargon Boulos’ biographical essay on her.

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Celebrate Naropa Today!

November 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Today: Robert Kelly Reading

November 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

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Eric Mottram Lives!

October 27th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Cultural Studies, Poetics, Poetry, Uncategorized

Old Eric Mottram friend John Whiting has done us all a great favor by making available some of his tapes of Mottram’s most amazing graduate seminar from the early seventies, “American Imagination of Synthesis,” which I myself also took around 73/74 (my cassette tapes have in the main gone bad — so, double thanks to John!) […]

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Umbrella Martial Arts

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Although it is raining where I am in Mexico right now, I don’t think I need to rehearse the new Hong Kong demonstrators’ umbrella martial arts style:

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Instead of Columbus (who he?) Day —

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

— Crazy Horse’s shirt:

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UPCOMING GIGS

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Poetry, Poetry Festival, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

¡ T O D A Y ! BOISE STATE MFA READING SERIES Friday October 3rd, 2014: Pierre Joris, The Cabin Literary Center, 801 S. Capitol Blvd, 7:30 p.m. * * * EVERGREEN COLLEGE READING Olympia, WA Monday 6 October Talk on Paul Celan (9:30 to 11 a.m.)  & Poetry Reading (1 to 2:30 p.m.) both are in: […]

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A Voice Full of Cities: The Collected Essays of Robert Kelly

September 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Book Launch, Essays, Poetics, Poetry, Uncategorized

!OUT NOW! It is no exaggeration to suggest that Robert Kelly may well be America’s most prolific poet, and certainly one of the most singular and ceaselessly innovative writers the country produced in the 2nd part of the past century. To date, he has published more than 70 books of poetry and fiction — books […]

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