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Nelly Arcan: Speed Dating

Nelly Arcan: Speed Dating

In 2007, under the direction of Jérôme Garcin, Seuil published an anthology titled New Mythologies. The anthology’s title was a nod to Roland Barthes’ Mythologies, which had been published fifty years earlier. The 2007 collection wished to explore the mayhem of the 2000s. Nelly Arcan was asked to contribute and she chose a timely theme:...
Indigenous Literature: Book Interview by Waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy

Indigenous Literature: Book Interview by Waaseyaa’sin Christine Sy

Ceremonies for the Dead, Giles Benaway. Kegedeonce Press, 2013 I want to share my thanks and appreciation Giles, for allowing your first published collection of poems to be a dwelling place for the Dead. How did the Dead manage to get such space and why is this space ceremonial? The title “Ceremonies for the Dead” is...
Poetry Doesn't Care: An Interview with Rachel Rose

Poetry Doesn’t Care: An Interview with Rachel Rose

Rachel Rose has won national awards for her poetry, her fiction, and her non-fiction. She has published poems, short stories and essays in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand and Japan, including Poetry, The Malahat Review, and The Best American Poetry and Rocksalt: An Anthology of Contemporary B.C. Poetry. She is the author of three books...
Words into Pictures: An Interview with Julie Doucet

Words into Pictures: An Interview with Julie Doucet

By Frederik Byrn Køhlert Julie Doucet is a Montreal-based artist who reached an international audience with her personal and innovative comics from the ’80s and ’90s. While her comics work is considered groundbreaking and continues to influence new generations of artists, Doucet quit drawing comics around 1999 and has since worked in a number of...
George Elliott Clarke: Three Poems

George Elliott Clarke: Three Poems

    John Wentworth, Governor of Nova Scotia: Libertine   I.   My Lady’s Champagne sex— bubbly, prickly, toasts a garden-party orgy.   Madame sports cake-frosting lace, but she’s just perfumed pork.   Dark, greasy vermin rapture her flesh. They hold her; cuckold me.   Don’t she love to pivot upon a bull-headed, bull-thighed, bull-cock...
Stephen Burt: Three Poems

Stephen Burt: Three Poems

  An Atlas of the Atlas Moth Now I am an adult & I will never eat again. All the weight & elaboration that ever took in a morsel of anything save air & sex have fallen away & remain in my soft cocoon, whose lost array of silk will last longer than I do....
Marcella Durand: 4 Poems

Marcella Durand: 4 Poems

  Pastoral leaf and leaf and leaf and leaf and leaf and branch and leaf and leaf and leaf and leaf and leaf and postcard of greenish sunset and leaf and leaf and leaf and bag and twig and leaf and bee and leaf and leaf and branch and leaf and branch and leaf and...
Charles Bernstein: "Misfortune"

Charles Bernstein: “Misfortune”

Misfortune after Nerval’s “El Desdichado” My morning star’s dead and my disconsolate lute Smashes in the blackened sun of torn alibi. In the tomb of every night, memories of Venetian reveries raw rub the inconsolable Pitch of the dark, where over and again I love you.   __________________________ Charles Bernstein lives in New York and is...
A Guy on the Rack, Falling in Love: An Anti-Interview with Jim Smith

A Guy on the Rack, Falling in Love: An Anti-Interview with Jim Smith

JIM SMITH’s many books include the recent Back Off, Assassin! New and Selected Poems (Mansfield Press, 2009) and Happy Birthday, Nicanor Parra (Mansfield Press, 2012). His magazine, The Front, lasted from about 1972 to 1980, and the spinoff Front Press published books and pamphlets in the ’80s by writers like David McFadden, bpNichol, Wayne Clifford and Stuart Ross. Between 1979 and...
Dana Ward: "God Only Knows That I Can't Look Away"

Dana Ward: “God Only Knows That I Can’t Look Away”

God Only Knows That I Can’t Look Away for Sarah Valentine is still my favorite word. But really ‘and’ is. ‘and’ & ‘or’, as well as ‘anyway’ like ‘anyway…’ & ‘so,’ As in ‘Anyway, my favorite word is Valentine so I’m writing one to you & I’ll die if I don’t so you’ll know &...

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