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A Memoir of Graham Mackintosh (1935-2015)

May 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The great printer Graham Mackintosh has left us. On Poltroon Press’ site Alastair M. Johnston has published a memorial piece worth reading for anyone interested in Bay Area poetry & poetics — and the days when books were actually typeset. I am reproducing the opening paras below, for the full article (& examples of Mackintosh’s work) […]

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Glasfryn Seminar: Two Angles on Modernism

May 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Cultural Studies, Uncategorized

These materials via Junction Box, where you can find the continuation of these two takes & a range of other fascinating materials. On March 28th 2015 a seminar was held at Glasfryn in Llangattock, Powys, on the subject of modernism. There were two presenters: Allen Fisher and Anthony Mellors. Fisher discussed developments in art dating […]

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Wellman on Celan/Joris

May 11th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

On his blog “immanent occasions: Mental excursions into poetics and cultural anthropology,” Donald Wellman has started to speak to my Celan translations. Much appreciated! Below the opening para; read the rest here: In the case of Paul Celan, more so than other poets with the possible exception of Louis Zukofsky, the reader is confronted by the slipperiness […]

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Homage to Abdelwahab Meddeb

May 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Maghrebi Literature, Uncategorized

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“The great urban transformation”

April 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Press Release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research 04/25/2015 Nobel Laureates call on cities to tackle sustainability challenge Cities around the globe need to re-invent themselves if they want to be a safe home for generations to come. Nobel Laureates call upon cities to tackle the dual challenge of population growth and climate […]

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Tom Raworth’s “As When: A Selection”

April 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Book Launch, Uncategorized

THE MOON UPOON THE WATERS by Tom Raworth for Gordon Brotherston the green of days : the chimneys alone : the green of days and the women the whistle : the green of days : the feel of my nails the whistle of me entering the poem through the chimneys plural : i flow from […]

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Interview with Marina Warner…

April 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Arab Culture, Uncategorized

… on the Revelations of Classical Arabic Literature and Judging the Man Booker International by mlynxqualey via Arab Literature (in English) Marina Warner is an internationally renowned novelist, critic, and cultural historian who is host to a massive upcoming Arabic literature workshop in Oxford and the chair of judges for the 2015 Man Booker International: Warner’s award-winning works of popular scholarship […]

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Adonis Wins Kumaran Asan World Prize for Poetry While Showcasing Visual Art

April 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Painting, Poetry, Uncategorized

BY MLYNXQUALEY on APRIL 8, 2015 • ( 0 ) On Monday, the Syrian poet Adonis was chosen to win the Kumaran Asan World Prize for Poetry, given in memory of the legendary Malayalam poet: This honor — the lastest for the much-laureled Paris-based poet — came just after Adonis opened “A,” a Paris exhibition of his visual art. According to […]

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NP & PJ @ Minneapolis AWP & Walker Art Center

April 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Very excited to screen the film Basil King:Mirage — film co-directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte & Nicole Peyrafitte— at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.Screenings are from 5-9 PM on Thursday April 9th every half hour in the Lecture Room. We are very happy to  announce that Basil King himself will be signing books at 5:30PM in the Bazinet Lobby.This event is part of the Rain […]

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Edward Snowden Monument Erected & Removed

April 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

In the wee hours of Monday morning, three artists and a team of helpers illegally installed a bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park. Read the article in Hyperallergic.

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