Schlagwort: Eileen Myles

Eileen Myles

At 66, she has spent the last four decades in the relative obscurity of punk poet-dom, publishing over 20 books of poetry, fiction and criticism, almost all with maverick presses. A generation of female writer-performers view her as indispensable. The rest of us: Eileen… Continue Reading „Eileen Myles“

Some poems for pleasure

It’s National Poetry Month and You Haven’t Read a Single Poem Yet, Have You? I don’t know many people who like poetry, though I do know a good number of people who read. Poetry remains rarefied and uninviting—or is the better word unappealing?—which is… Continue Reading „Some poems for pleasure“

12. Hate speech

Recently a piece has made its way around poetry circles via the relatively obscure web lit magazine, Claudius App. Written by “Jacqueline Rigault” and skewering dozens of poets, both well-known and emerging, the piece on its surface is just the kind of sensationalistic silliness… Continue Reading „12. Hate speech“

82. Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology / People’s Library / Bücher in die Tonne

November 17, 2011 by Elaine Castillo From the Occupy Wall Street People’s Library: For the past 6 weeks poets from around the world have been sending poems to the People’s Library in an effort to create a living/breathing poetry anthology in solidarity with the Occupy Wall… Continue Reading „82. Occupy Wall Street Poetry Anthology / People’s Library / Bücher in die Tonne“