Reading List 2016

I was asked to write this piece in late December for the January issue of the Harriet blog The Reading List, a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog, as I had Celan prose translations in the January issue: No matter what else has gone wrong with this year (and much did, obviously, & I won’t dwell on it!), it is going out with a bang: the mailman just handed me today, Tuesday, … Read more Reading List 2016

CMP’s Great Jean-Luc Godard Project

Godard, Phrases from Giovanni Piacenza on Vimeo. To raise funds to complete a Jean-Luc Godard publication to be translated by Stuart Kendall. Contra Mundum Film New York, New York United States 1 Team Member Contact • See More Details Short Summary Contra Mundum Press (CMP) is seeking support for the remainder of printing costs and marketing expenses for a series of five books by Jean-Luc Godard to be translated … Read more CMP’s Great Jean-Luc Godard Project

Genre, Anxiety, and the Plurivocality of the Arabic Tradition

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 on the different genres and modes of writing embraced by the LAL: On the … Read more Genre, Anxiety, and the Plurivocality of the Arabic Tradition

Just Out: Anthology Issue of The Volta

“The February issue of The Volta is up and features a special issue on poetry and poetics anthologies, with responses, essays, conversations, and interviews by the editors of  many, many poetry anthologies.” Evening Will Come: anthology feature: Laynie Browne; Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal, & Ravi Shankar, Joshua Corey & G.C. Waldrep; Rita Dove & Jericho Brown; Michael Dumanis & Cate Marvin; Camille Dungy; Clayton Eshleman; Forrest Gander; Arielle Greenberg; Susan Harris … Read more Just Out: Anthology Issue of The Volta

RainTaxi Review

POEMS FOR THE MILLENNIUM Volume Four: North African Literature Edited by Pierre Joris and Habib Tengour multiple translators University of California Press ($39.95) by Brooke Horvath The first two volumes of Poems for the Millenniumanthologized experimental poetries from the fin de siècle to the end of the twentieth century; the third gathered those Romantic and Post-Romantic poets out of whose work the several varieties of modernism emerged. All three volumes … Read more RainTaxi Review

Ron Silliman on Millennium 4

Extracted from a larger piece on Silliman’s blog on a number of new & recent anthologies (check out the whole post here): (…) Another anthology available from UC Press that is a “must own” item is Poems for the Millennium, Volume Four: The University of California Book of North African Literature, co-edited by Pierre Joris &Habib Tengour. It’s not a slam on any of the other volumes to say that this is the best … Read more Ron Silliman on Millennium 4

The Maghrebi anthology …

…or the book Habib Tengour & I kept referring to as Diwan Iffrikyia all the years we worked on it, & that UCP calls The University of California Book of North African Literature, has now its Amazon site, which does allow you to check out the table of contents and read some (20%, they say) of the texts while waiting for the copies to arrive (any day now! — though probably no longer … Read more The Maghrebi anthology …

American Hybrid on Reality Street

A week or so ago I posted a link to Peter Riley’s review of the American Hybrid anthology [here] in the Fortnightly Review; poet & publisher Ken Edwards has just published a piece on this review & anthology on his Reality Street site, which begins as follows: Is it all over? Posted by Ken Edwards on Friday, October 5, 2012 Under: writing Peter Riley, in his always interesting regular slot for The Fortnightly Review, … Read more American Hybrid on Reality Street