Lyric Conceptualism: A Manifesto In Progresss

BY SINA QUEYRAS The Lyric Conceptualist has moved beyond the indigestible and the unreadable, in fact, beyond all gestures that have made pleasure the enemy of reading. The Lyric Conceptualist remains true…

Faith, hope, praise become the dead weight of the lyric..

I wish that Nilling had arrived prior to the first draft of my Lyric Conceptualism manifesto because there are many lines, many thoughts that complicate and extend the ideas gathering…

When poets turn to fiction : Sina Queyras : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

Latest post over at Harriet. I find myself constantly wanting to apologize for not writing a big important boy novel about ideas, or a funny novel about a whimsical girl.…

If it walks like apocalypse: Dennis Lee’s testament : Sina Queyras : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

I still think artists are having much more success tackling environmental issues than poets are. Non-fiction writers too for that matter: David Abram, Bill McKibben, here at home Charlotte Gill perhaps.…

What are we talking about when we talk about Lyric? A response to Kenneth Goldsmith’s Response to the Lyric Conceptualism Manifesto

One of my central questions then, is can we really posit a binary that asserts a lyric impulse, or lyric creativity as opposed to what might be termed non-lyric, or…

The Soft Grid: A Response to Sina Queyras’s Lyric Conceptualist Manifesto : Kenneth Goldsmith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

The conversation over at Harriet is getting quite interesting. Queyras’s manifesto primarily hinges upon one sentence: “The Lyric Conceptualist is not necessarily a feminine body, but it has the stink…

365 Ruined Sonnets: Notes & Conversation with Stephen Collis

My second Harriet post of the month. In a statement attached to the “365 Sonnets I Destroyed” Collis says the idea came while he was between projects and wanted to…

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