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Monsters, Inc.

November 24, 2011
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Zone One is not a zombie novel.

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Why I can never hate the Susquehanna

November 22, 2011
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I can never hate the Susquehanna, not if it took my last dollar, not if it made me look like a grade z version of some extra who got lost on his lunch break from a remake of “The Grapes of Wrath” and ended up standing poised against the wrong unforgiving sky.

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New Jersey Transit Today

November 21, 2011
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It’s all a spectacle — something not able to be understood (a young woman takes her life by walking into an oncoming speeding Amtrak train at 4:45 PM on a beautiful day).

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Poem of the Week: Ashleigh Allen

November 18, 2011
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[Be Frank, Franco]

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Poetry Scenes: Seattle

November 16, 2011
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Seattle likes to pride itself on being one of America’s Most Literate Cities.

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Why Lesser Talent Succeeds

November 15, 2011
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I believe being recognized is a talent, a capability in its own right.

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Why Poetic Collaboration Matters

November 14, 2011
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To collaborate well as a creative writer, one has to give up the 500 year old idea of the Humanist self as a unique consumer of “the real.”

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Poem of the Week: Kevin Shea

November 10, 2011
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[As Far as Height’s Concerned]

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Robert Duncan’s The H.D. Book

November 9, 2011
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The book is essentially a record of Duncan’s two-step with poetry

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The actual slaughter of the gods: The Great Gatsby, Goldman Sachs, and Zombies

November 8, 2011
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We worship death and call it ultimate life.

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A Perfect Poem? “The Doe” by C. K. Williams

November 7, 2011
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Here’s a question: What to do with (how to view) a poem you can’t help but think of as perfect?

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Poem of the Week: Aaron Simon

November 3, 2011
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[Terracotta Lawyers]

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Announcing Poetry Comics! Sommer Browning & Noah Eli Gordon

November 1, 2011
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The visual has always been an important means of communication, from caveman paintings, to graphic novels, to IKEA instruction manuals.

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Poem of the Week: Sridala Swami

October 31, 2011
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[A work of art is a problem]

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mUutations: Pete Winslow

October 28, 2011
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Pete Winslow is a very minor Beat surrealist poet who died young and only published a few books.

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Poem of the Week: Roy Pérez

October 25, 2011
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[Lessons in Solitude from Men]

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