Posts Tagged: Amy King

About That Kenny Goldsmith Piece in the New Yorker

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We ran a blog post earlier today about Alec Wilkinson’s pretty crap piece about Kenny Goldsmith in the New Yorker which we characterized as “refreshingly even-handed.” That description is only accurate if you define even-handed as a several-thousand word tongue-bath in the pages of a huge magazine which both ignored and dismissed many of Goldsmith’s critics. We […]

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Beauty and the Beastly Po-Biz, Part 2

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You can read Part 1 here. Speaking of clothes, one standout opportunity for the heralded “blockage” or disruption of capital that seems to have been missed occurred at the site of capitalism’s convergence: the White House. Kenneth Goldsmith was invited to read poetry and accepted. Both Goldsmith and Place report the specifics online at length. […]

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What Went Wrong?

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The Association of Writing Programs announced its accepted events for the 2012 convention in Chicago on Friday, and my Facebook page/Twitter feed blew up with joy and anguish alike. The panel I’d been asked to be a part of missed the cut (as has been the case for me most years). I was on a […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Check out this terrific interview with Amy King at Huffington Post on the current “Femininaissance” in poetry. Artifice Mag muses on summer reading and wants to know what you’re reading this summer. Dante Michaux on “What’s American about American Poetry?” Another year, different drama over the Oxford Poetry Professorship. Video from the Brooklyn action by […]

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