It’s Out! It’s Out!…

Great joy as late last night I got back to Brooklyn from Albany & found the book package in the mailbox to be a volume I have been eagerly awaiting for over a decade now. Finally, here it is: Thanks are due to Peter Quartermain for an superb job as editor of the volume & for his brilliant introduction. Below, the description the University of California press gives, and which you can find online … Read more It’s Out! It’s Out!…

Before Columbus Book Award for Poems for the Millennium 3

In advance of an official announcement, this is to report that Poems for the Millennium, volume 3: The University of California Book of Romantic and Postromantic Poetry, edited by Jerome Rothenberg and Jeffrey Robinson, will receive a 2010 American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.  It’s our understanding that there will be fourteen such awards over all, including Amiri Baraka’s The Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music and … Read more Before Columbus Book Award for Poems for the Millennium 3

10 Finalists for 3%'s 2010 Best Translated Book of Poetry Award

Three Percent, the University of Rochester’s “translation-centric Web site,” has announced ten finalists for its 2010 Best Translated Book of Poetry Award. The judges — Brandon Holmquest, Jennifer Kronovet, Idra Novey, Kevin Prufer and Matthew Zapruder — have selected the following ten books: Nicole Brossard, Selections. Translated from the French by Guy Bennett, David Dea, Barbara Godard, Pierre Joris, Robert Majzels, Erin Moure, Jennifer Moxley, Lucille Nelson, Larry Shouldice, … Read more 10 Finalists for 3%'s 2010 Best Translated Book of Poetry Award