Leaps and Sounds

The leap-year February is extraordinary also in that it brings us LOADS of great new poetry—and a lot of it free and online! So let’s give it to the… More

Wide-Reading, Long-Seeing

As the war drums rumble louder, we might want to take a look, as we engage, at some Iranian poets, some of whom write about their country from within… More

The Holiday Special

When the impulse for introspection strikes, turn to the small presses and journals that this month offer a wonderful bounty to liven up the winter landscape. Not to mention… More

Walk and Talk

Poet Jon Cotner, co-author with Andy Fitch of Ten Walks/Two Talks (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010), has a new walking/talking/picture-taking project up over at the BMW Guggenheim Lab Blog. More


Here’s an amazing recording of poet Sandra Doller reading her poem “Memory of Prose Machine” at Drunken Boat. The recordings are full of ambient sounds so it’s like Doller… More

A Different Way of Knowing

This is a rad interview between Matthew Zapruder and Dean Rader over at SFGate. It’s pretty amazing to hear both poets talk about how there poems come together. More

Expressive ‘I’s

I mentioned Micah Ballard’s new book, Waifs and Strays (City Lights Spotlight, 2011) last roundup. If you have not picked up a copy yet, there’s an interview over at… More

Disparate Constellations

I look forward to every episode of No Slander, a podcast by poets Greg Purcell and Ish Klein. It’s sort of like Car Talk with Click and Clack on… More