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The PEN Ten with Dunya Mikhail

September 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Arab Culture, Arabic, Interview, Poetry, Uncategorized

A pleasure to see this interview with Dunya Mikhail on the PEN site. Below the opening sparagraphs; tou can read the whole interview here. By: Randa Jarrar PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 25, 2015 Photo of Dunya Mikhail by Cary Loren The PEN Ten is PEN America’s weekly interview series. This week, guest editor Randa Jarrar speaks […]

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Happy 70th B-Day, Wim Wenders!

August 14th, 2015 · No Comments · Film, Interview, Uncategorized

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Jean Tinguely “Homage to New York” 1960

August 13th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Art, Uncategorized, Whatever

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Paul Buck’s Pressed Curtains Tape Project

August 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Poetry, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

by Eric Mottram, Paul Buck, Ulli McCarthy, Bill Griffiths, Pierre Joris, Allen Fisher, Robert Kelly, Cris Cheek, Kathy Acker, Jean-Luc Parant £53.00–£64.00 Each boxed set costs £50 – total prices include postage In the late 1970s Paul Buck initiated a series of cassette releases tied to his magazines Curtains andTwisted Wrist. Of a projected series, […]

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Ernst Jandl would have been 90 today!

August 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Poetry, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

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Uri Avnery on War Crimes

June 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Gaza Strip, Israel, Uncategorized

Uri Avnery June 27, 2015 War Crimes? Us??? “WAR IS HELL!” the US general William Tecumseh Sherman famously exclaimed. War is the business of killing the “enemy”, in order to impose your will on them. Therefore, “humane war” is an oxymoron. War itself is a crime. There are few exceptions. I would exempt the war against Nazi […]

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Pierre Joris & Nicole Peyrafitte at l’ Asile 404…

June 25th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Live Reading, Performance, Poetry readings, Uncategorized

in Marseilles with the brilliant Manu Morvan et Thomas Pailharey. Thanks to Denis Brun for the vidéo! It was great fun…see you guys soon again, we hope!

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Genre, Anxiety, and the Plurivocality of the Arabic Tradition

June 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Anthology, Arab Culture, Arabic, Conference, Uncategorized

via the always excellent Arabic Literature (in English): BY MLYNXQUALEY on JUNE 22, 2015 • ( 1 ) The second session of the “A Corpus Not a Canon: A Workshop on the Library of Arabic Literature,” a panel series hosted by Dame Marina Warner and LAL General Editor Philip Kennedy at All Souls College, Oxford, this April. focused […]

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First shots from 2015 Marché de la Poésie

June 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Poet Marie Etienne reads in an homage to Malek Alloula from the latter’s just published posthumous poems: Shot of the audience during Marie Etienne’s reading; in the foreground, Habib Tengour, then Ghislain Ripault. Now to the PHI stand, the Luxembourg publisher who had a reception with Ambassador in attendance. It was wonderful to see my […]

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On “Tiny Windows” by Duncan McNaughton

June 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Book Review, Poetry, Uncategorized

“The Pants of Time” is an excellent review by Benjamin Hollander on the latest book by an excellent, sadly neglected poet. Opening paras below; the rest is on its original publication platform, the Boston Review. Link to it is below the excerpt. Tiny Windows Duncan McNaughton Auguste Press Who knows or can speak of Duncan McNaughton and his […]

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