Posts Tagged: Ron Silliman

Notable Philadelphia: 4/11–4/17

By

Tuesday 4/11: Tamara J. Ralis reads from Dreamers of Earth and Aether. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe.

SUNDRUNK reading series: Lost & Found. Featured poets: Brittanie Sterner, Kassidi Jones, and Patrick McNeil. 7 p.m. at Crime & Punishment Brewing.

...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

By

It’s Saturday night and it’s poetry time. Who else is excited?

I always figured the Irish got excited about poetry. Roddy Doyle says otherwise.

I’m late to the game in discovering the Poetry Foundation’s podcasts, but I’m having some fun listening to them.

...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

By

Here’s some interesting reading from the world of poetry this week.

Michael Schaub at HTMLGIANT picks up where the Poetry Foundation left off a little while ago about martinis and poets. You’ll like their entries.

This is a little dated by internet standards, but it’s still worth looking at: Calvin Trillin versifies about the Roman Polanski apologists.

...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

By

Alison Flood, writing in The Guardian implores her fellow citizens to vote in the BBC’s poll for the nation’s favorite poet. She’s worried that there will be a rehash of 1995, when Britain chose Rudyard Kipling’s “If” as its favorite poem.

...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

By

1155_ddiggesThe poet Deborah Digges died April 10, and there’s been a number of remembrances posted online, along with stories and selections from from her work.

Ron Silliman notes the passing of Franklin Rosemont, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and Henri Meschonnic.

...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

By

hammCongratulations to Juan Felipe Herrera and August Kleinzahler on their shared National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry for 2008. Barbara Jane Reyes has more on Herrera.

Ron Silliman on on anthologies: “It is all but impossible to even characterize the map of poetry today.

...more

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

By

darth-kittyInteresting conversation going on about a piece in the latest Poetry. Start here at Samizdat, then find further discussion at A Compulsive Reader, Exoskeleton (multiple posts–click around), and back to Samizdat.

And since it started over an article written by Jason Guriel, I’ll link him too— only for something different— the curse of the duty-write.

...more