Readings of the week

Tomorrow Night: Two Jordan Davis EventsTHE MILLION POEMS SHOW Wednesday, January 116:30 pmBowery Poetry Club308 Bowery212.614.0505www.bowerypoetry.com and then 8 pmJordan Davis & Susan WheelerThe Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church131…

Poetics List, Blogging, Comments & Ongoing Commentary

I wasn’t surprised by Silliman’s recent post about the ever-declining number of posts on the Poetics Listserv, probably partly due to a shift in single-voiced blogs–upwards of 700 listed on…

Marjorie Perloff on Stein & Eliot

Sporadic posts due to overwhelming deadlines, but I’ve been reading Perloff’s 21st-Century Modernism: The “New” Poetics, the introduction to which is reprinted here. Lots of ideas, but loved this quote:…

Paris Review’s DNA of Literature Reveals All

I’m a fan of the Paris Review. Who wouldn’t be? All those great interviews. Pretty heady stuff. Recently I noticed a newish feature, this DNA of Literature. Remarkably the Paris…