Alan Reed on George Perec’s La Boutique Obscure

La Boutique Obscure, Georges Perec. Trans. Daniel Levin Becker. Melville House, 2013 Review by Alan Reed La Boutique Obscure is a translation of the dream journal kept by Georges Perec…

In Conversation: Ben Fama & Kate Durbin

Ben Fama: I want to start by asking about something that occurred several months ago on the Hyperallergic site. You’d co-written The Teen-Girl Tumblr Aesthetic, an article about tumblr users…

Patricia Lockwood: Search “Lizard Vagina” and You Shall Find

SEARCH “LIZARD VAGINA” AND YOU SHALL FIND   A higher country had a question, a higher country searched and found me, and the name country of the country was north…

Alex Porco: Alice Burdick’s Notebooks

Alice Burdick’s Notebooks: A Gallery [Note: during the summer of 2013, Canadian poet Alice Burdick shared her personal “notebooks” with me. These notebooks cover the period between 1991 and 2003.…

Ken Babstock: Perfect Blue

Ken Babstock’s four collections include Mean, Days into Flatspin, and Airstream Land Yacht, finalist for The Governor General’s Award, The Griffin Prize, The Winterset Prize and winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry.…

Lise Gaston on Daisy Fried & Elizabeth Bachinsky

The Hottest Summer in Recorded History, Elizabeth Bachinsky. Harbour Publishing, 2013. Women’s Poetry: Poems and Advice, Daisy Fried. University of Pittsburg Press, 2013. Review by Lise Gaston Elizabeth Bachinsky’s fifth…

Sue Sinclair: Orpheus Meets Eurydice In the Underworld

ORPHEUS MEETS EURYDICE IN THE UNDERWORLD   Still limping, she has come. She waits at the foot of the hill, doesn’t dare go further, remembers how it once vanished under…

In Conversation: Sina Queyras & Adam Dickinson

LH: I can’t think of a more extreme follow up to Kingdom, Phylum, but looking at Kingdom, Phylum again I thought, well, actually this kind of makes sense. Particularly given…

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