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Talking About What We Don’t Talk About: Roundtable with Eunsong Kim, Amy King, Lucas de Lima, Hoa Nguyen, Héctor Ramírez, Metta Sáma, Nikki Wallschlaeger

Roundtable @ Poetry Foundation  EXCERPTS: “The quiet confidences, to me, are indicative of a larger understanding at play in the poetry world, and Lehman is only one example of such ‘powerhouses’ who seem to take advantage of that power boldly and blatantly.” ~~ “Whisper campaigns, hit jobs, passive aggressive and aggressive treatments–carried out by poets…

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Actual Asian Poets @ LitHub

Adam Fitzgerald curated a substantial portfolio at LitHub. From his introduction: This portfolio cannot and should not be seen as a codification nor totalizing index of Asian or Asian-American poetry. Indeed, there are many incredible writers not mentioned below (Tan Lin and Srikanth Reddy are just two examples). Yet the chance to foreground just some of…

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Reclaiming Eve, Lilith, Medusa & Kali: Poetry as Pandoric Praxis

ONE-DAY RETREAT IN THE CATSKILLS – AMY KING & MELISSA STUDDARD! Reclaiming Eve, Lilith, Medusa & Kali: Poetry as Pandoric Praxis DATE: AUGUST 8, 2015 The feminine encounter with beauty, love and self-sacrifice is typically depicted in a positive, nearly angelic light. However the feminine encounter with self-knowledge has often been depicted as a negative event,…

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WOMEN’S POETRY LISTSERV – WOMPO

The WOM-PO (Discussion of Women’s Poetry) List was started in December 1997 by Annie Finch with an invitation to a small group of poets, critics, and lovers of women’s poetry. These people in turn invited other people to join, and the list has grown into a well-regarded international listserve by spreading through these networks. In…

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Birds & Operas – Collaboration

Poem from I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press, 2011) Featuring (in order of appearance): Annie Finch Saeed Jones Daniel Nester Patricia Spears Jones Cole Swensen R. Erica Doyle Cate Marvin Brent Cuningham Danielle Pafunda Jamaal May GC Waldrep Ryan Doyle May James Yeh Matt Hart E. Tracy Grinnell Brenda Iijima Molly Gaudry Sina…

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“Strange Dolls”

“Amy King” Doll So I commissioned a woman artist, Beth Robinson, to make dolls of Ana and me to christen our new home.   Robinson’s work has begun to be featured in galleries and written about in art publications.    Not sure the photos do them justice — in person, they just rock.  If you’re…

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Steal This List!

CONTEMPORARY QUEER POETS Grow this list – Proliferate! Redistribute! I initially started this list as one for contemporary queer poets, but it has grown to include the living and the dead, the post-poet, the fiction and non-fiction, the bent, the bendable, and more. Thanks to all who’ve contributed so far! Please feel free to add…

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Poetry Events / Calendars

Poetry Events and Calendars in your Town or City [Please post addt’l venues in comments to be added!] ~~~ AL Alabama — http://www.writersforum.org/ ~~~ CA California / West Coast — http://www.poetryflash.org/ Bay Area, California — Spoken Word Listings Glendale, California — http://www.poeticresearch.com/ Los Angeles, California – http://mommymommyreadingseries.blogspot.com/ Venice, California — http://www.beyondbaroque.org/ Northern California — http://www.coloredhorse.com…

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Chicago Poetry Calendar

Chicago Poetry! I was in Chicago once for AWP.  I liked the place.  Wish I had more time to explore.  Lots of great poets there too.  I’m thinking aloud here due to recent incidents that have brought Chicago and its poetry scene to my attention.  If you’re actually interested in just how asinine one tiny…

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New Poems @ Wheelhouse!

WHEELHOUSE COWS by Amy King THE GOSPEL OF PROGRESS by Amy King THE WORM BY THE EMBER THAT GLOWS by Amy King THE GILDED ZERO by Amy King EVERYTHING HAPPENS AT ONCE by Amy King Intervals of Please, by Ana Bozicevic God Is President, She’s the Rose of the World, by Ana Bozicevic The Stars…

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I’m in French …

Jessica Lea Mayfield – A Voice and a Half @ 19 “With Blasphemy So Heartfelt” ITEMS: 1. Thanks to Alexander Dickow, my poem, “I’m the Man Who Loves You,” is available to all frogs and french fry lovers at Poezibao:  Le Journal Permanent de la Poésie. Please stop in and say enchanté, or something pleasant!…

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The Author, Resurrected

Roland Barthes might be found chuckling in his grave this morning at all of the poet egos lamenting, laughing over, or wringing their hands about a kind of anthology that appeared on the web this morning (read the irate comments already piling up here).  Happily, it appears on a blog called, “For Godot,” which is…

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Race and Poetry [preview]

[blip.tv ?posts_id=1291882&dest=-1] Part 1 of 3 Stay tuned for the *complete* audio of the Race and Poetry panel @ PennSound [http://www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/King.html or on a “bigger” page, waiting to hear]. In the meantime, *incomplete* video @ Blip.TV [http://amyking.blip.tv/ – better quality & only 3 long parts] or YouTube [http://www.youtube.com/user/amyhappens] with 7 shorter videos. The Wilders have…

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