The Academy of American Poets is featuring Terese Svoboda’s generous tribute to a relatively unknown 1920’s proletariat poet, Lola Ridge. Svoboda isn’t just knocked out by Ridge. She compares her in a single breath to H. D., Emily Dickinson, and Philip Levine....more
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It’s Monday morning, so here’s some links to some wonderful very short writing that made my day better and hopefully makes your day better too.
Also, in a side note, I’m very sad to learn that > kill author will be closing down, but I’m excited to read the last issue on Wednesday....more
This week in New York, lit mags The Faster Times, The Rumpus, Gigantic and Open City throw holiday parties, James Gallery holds Pornography in the City panel, Nick Flynn and Joseph Fasano read at Projection, LDM holds Holiday Episode, Stephen Elliott discusses the making of memoir, the Bloodsugars perform, Quentin Tarantino talks, Gabriel Orozco gets retrospectivized at MOMA, and the Madcap Manhattan series screens at Film Forum....more
I recently came across The Largehearted Boy Cross-Media Exchange Program, a forum for musicians and authors to speak to each other. Aside from being an awesome project in its own right, I came across the following exchange between Terese Svoboda and Ben Pollock and Leyla Safai of Heartsrevolution....more