Poems for the Millennium III Reading

On December 29 at 7:00 p.m. Books Inc. – Opera Plazawill be hosting a launch and reading for Poems for the Millennium, volume 3: The University of California Book of Romantic and Postromantic Poetry, edited byJerome Rothenberg and Jeffrey C. Robinson. Like its two twentieth-century predecessors, Poems for the Millennium, volumes 1 and 2, this gathering sets forth a globally decentered approach to the poetry of the preceding century … Read more Poems for the Millennium III Reading

Silliman's Monday Morning Quarterbacking

The very male & macho all-American activity referred to in the title seems to underlie much of Ron Silliman’s musings on his blog. Thus on 12 June he proposes a longish disquisition on the Donald Allen anthology New American Poetry 1945-1960 — in this case Monday morning quarterbacking not one day after the fact, but 47 years later: an exercise, in his case, just as sterile as that performed … Read more Silliman's Monday Morning Quarterbacking