Posts Tagged: Carmen Giménez Smith

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #145: Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint

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“Categories are, by definition, externally created and applied.”

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Notable San Francisco: 5/16–5/22

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week!

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Notable NYC: 5/6–5/12

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Saturday 5/6: Jennifer E. Smith presents Windfall. McNally Jackson Books, 6 p.m., free. Carmen Giménez Smith and Aldrin Valdez join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

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Personal, Political, and Poetic: A Conversation with Susan Briante

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Susan Briante discusses The Market Wonders, her newest collection of poetry in which she draws on market indicators like the Dow Jones Industrial Average to construct a criticism of contemporary culture.

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National Poetry Month Day 18: “My Brother” by Carmen Gimenez Smith

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My Brother My brother _is__ a savior who can torpedo through privilege with an artistic stun gun he’s a tempest saturating the city He makes a scar in the earth_ draws out an admixture of folklore and animus_ plus a pinch of_ worry from our adolescent miseries so he can build_ endless self-perpetuation_ literally with big […]

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Carmen Giménez Smith

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Carmen Giménez Smith about her poetry collection Goodbye, Flicker.

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Poetry Book Club News

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Our April poet, Carmen Giménez Smith, was featured on NPR’s NewsPoet series. (NewsPoet has featured Rumpus Poetry Book Club poet and recent Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith as well.) Check it out. And if you’d like to become a member of the Poetry Book Club–we’re talking about Rowan Ricardo Phillips’s collection The Ground right […]

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National Poetry Month Day 6: “The First Kiss” by Carmen Giménez Smith

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Welcome to The Rumpus’s National Poetry Month project. We’ll be running a new poem from a different poet each day for the month of April. The First Kiss the first kiss was memento mori the second one aspiration the third             audition the fourth       a posture            the fifth a neurosis       the sixth was

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