Posts Tagged: Jeff Alessandrelli

Notable Portland: 3/22–3/28

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Literary events and readings in and around Portland this week!

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The Rumpus Interview with Eileen Myles

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Eileen Myles on recording her new poetry record Aloha/irish trees, the relationship between poetry and comedy, and finding safety in social media.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, a little creative encouragement from Grant Snider to jump start August. Then, in this review, Andrew Fulmer examines Jeff Alessandrelli’s use of the poetic “factoid.” Alessandrelli makes a series of successful allusions in his collection, This Last Time Will Be The First. It is a “contemporarily fresh” collection that deserves our attention, Fulmer argues. And in the latest The Last […]

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The Silhouettes, by Lily Ladewig

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I’m fat. No matter where it stations itself then—against the sunset, unto the dawn, in the most awake and aware of lights at the gas station or drive-thru—my silhouette is thus often a distinct inconvenience, something that, like it or not, ails me. Entitled The Silhouettes, Lily Ladewig’s first collection of poetry should have therefore […]

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