Posts Tagged: Charles Bernstein

Notable Philadelphia: 11/13–11/19

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Literary events in and around Philly this week!

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Notable NYC: 11/3–11/9

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Literary events in and around NYC this week!

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Notable Philadelphia: 4/10–4/16

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week!

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Logic and Lack of Logic: Best American Experimental Writing 2016

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A crucial part of what makes experimental writing fresh is the way sight works with what is said, whether the material is performed or read in silence.

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Notable NYC: 1/27–2/2

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Barbara Berman’s 2016 Holiday Poetry Shout-Out

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Barbara Berman offers suggestions for your poetry and poetics holiday gift-giving needs.

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The Rumpus Review of [insert] boy by Danez Smith

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In this sense, the book is a “coming-of-age” story and “spiritual quest” as much as a seething commentary on the catastrophe effected by the disease of contemporary racism and white supremacy.

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David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: If You Ain’t Got Your Poetics, Man, You’re Sunk

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I’m glad to see Joshua Weiner wrestle so diligently and forthrightly with Charles Bernstein’s Attack of the Difficult Poems over on The Los Angeles Review. His review deserves attention, and I hope it sparks discussion. The trolling below his review in the comments section, however, so far, is typically wan. Weiner admires Bernstein’s general argument […]

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The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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One awesome thing about Rumpus Books is that we’ve got tons of original author interviews and book reviews and other miscellany we publish each week. One awesome thing about Sundays is that we put it all in one place for you to catch up.

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Charles Bernstein tells us that the University of Alabama Press is having a recession sale on many of the titles in their Modern and Contemporary Poetics series. (Via Culture Industry) Peerscribe describes itself as a social network by writers, for writers. I haven’t had a chance to look at it in any depth yet, so […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Blogging in the poetry world tends to slow in the summer months in my experience, but we’re not quite there yet, so there’s plenty of bloggy goodness from this week. Here’s a taste. Charles Bernstein asks if art criticism is fifty years behind poetry. Mark Scroggins revels in A. O. Scott’s takedown of “Angels and […]

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