New e-book: The Tang Extending from the Blade

Canto Diurno #4: The Tang Extending From The Blade by Pierre Joris Author: Format: Pub Date: Publisher: ISBN: Price: Joris, Pierre Ebook 19 January 2010 Ahadada Books N/A Free Canto Diurno #4: The Tang Extending From The Blade by Pierre Joris (1.3 MB) Ahadada Books is pleased to present Canto Diurno #4: The Tang Extending From The Blade by Pierre Joris. The Tang Extending From The Blade is the … Read more New e-book: The Tang Extending from the Blade

Boxing Day 09 Favorite Books List

& the winner (aka my favorite favorite book of the year) is: Kenneth Irby THE INTENT ON Collected Poems, 1962- 2006 672 pages; hardcover; gorgeous Thorpe Feidt painting on cover; designed by Jonathan Greene; $40. North Atlantic Books Poetry Douglas Rothschild, Theogony. subpress. Dave Brinks, The Caveat Onus, meditations. Black Widow Press. kari edwards, Bharat jiva. Belladodonna/Litmus. Jerome Rothenberg, Gematria Complete. Marick Press. Stacy Szymaszek, Hyperglossia, Litmus Press. Robert Kelly, … Read more Boxing Day 09 Favorite Books List

An interesting Poetics Booklist for Late Shoppers…

…via Amazon —  Happy hols, i.e. good reading… Essential Guides to Contemporary Poetics A Listmania! list by Katerina Varga (Montreal, Canada) Share with Friends 1.  The Material of Poetry: Sketches for a Philosophical Poetics (Georgia Southern University Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture Series) by Gerald L. Bruns $26.95   Used & New from: $16.91 Create your own Listmania! with this product 2.  Disjunctive Poetics: From Gertrude Stein and Louis Zukofsky to … Read more An interesting Poetics Booklist for Late Shoppers…

National Book Award for poetry to Keith Waldrop

Last night the National Book Award for poetry  went to: Keith Waldrop Transcendental Studies A Trilogy published by the University of California Press. Details here. Félicitations, Keith! Here, the opening three poems of the first sequence, Shipwreck in Haven: 1 Balancing. Austere. Life- less. I have tried to keep context from claiming you. Without doors. And there are windows. How far, how far into the desert have we come? … Read more National Book Award for poetry to Keith Waldrop

One busy week…

Well, indeed, that was one busy week:  after picking up Habib Tengour at Newark airport early Sunday afternoon (with about an hour extra time in customs thanks to his Arab passport), we made it in good time to the Bowery Poetry project for the Poems for the Millennium volume 3 presentation & reading, with co-editors Jerome Rothenberg & Jeffrey Robinson, Bob Holman, Anne Waldmann, Cecilia Vicuña, Charles Bernstein, Nicole … Read more One busy week…

Marinetti's Manifesto Meets MoMA

Yesterday at high noon I saw a man wielding a hammer in a glass house & screaming how beautiful speed & war are. That was Charles Bernstein reading F.T. Marinetti‘s The Founding and manifesto of Futurism on the 100th birthday of its publication in the Paris newspaper Le Figaro (see yesterday’s post). Charles did smash the pulpit, but refrained from having a go at the glass walls or at … Read more Marinetti's Manifesto Meets MoMA