Magazine Articles Tagged With avant-garde

Two Festivals Celebrate Small Presses, More Books Bound in Human Skin, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.3.14

Mathematical Poetry Month; the best books to celebrate warmer weather; John Updike’s home turf; and other news.

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Naked Booksellers, Book Perfume, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.26.14

Roger Reeves on the AWP conference; thoughts on writing success and failure; a San Francisco housing project inspires poetry; and other news.

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Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.12

May/June 2012

Small Press Points highlights the innovative and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Black Balloon Publishing, the New York City–based publisher of “the weird, the unwieldy, the unclassifiable.”

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Goodbye to Algonquin's Oak Room, E. B. White Answers the ASPCA, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.3.12

Melville House wonders when publishers will speak out about Amazon; New York City's Algonquin Hotel announced that when it reopens this spring after a renovation, the famed Oak Room will be gone; E. B. White answers a charge levied by the ASPCA; and more

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Remembering Wislawa Szymborska and Dorothea Tanning, Paul Auster's War of Words, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.2.12

Nobel prize-winning poet Wislawa Szymborska, as well as Surrealist artist and poet Dorothea Tanning, passed away yesterday in their respective countries; novelist Paul Auster has engaged in a war of words with Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister of Turkey; Open Letters Monthly examines the hidden life of Virginia Woolf's institutionalized half-sister, Laura Makepeace Stephen; and other news.

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Can Flarf Ever Be Taken Seriously?

by Shell Fischer

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.09

July/August 2009

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Almost a decade after its creation, the experimental poetry movement Flarf—in which poets prowl the Internet using random word searches, e-mail the bizarre results to one another, then distill the newly found phrases into poems that are often as disturbing as they are hilarious—is showing signs of having cleared a spot among the ranks of legitimate art forms.

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An Interview With Poet Nick Piombino

by Pamela D. Toler

Direct Quote

Online Only, posted 4.1.09

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Nick Piombino has been associated with various schools of poetry, but he is, perhaps, most well known for being one of the theorists who initiated the investigation into what became Language poetry. He spoke recently about collaboration, collage, and his collection Contradicta: Aphorisms, forthcoming from Green Integer Press this month.

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Noble Rider: A Profile of Bin Ramke

by Craig Morgan Teicher

Feature

Posted 9.1.07

September/October 2007

With the publication of his ninth collection, poet Bin Ramke has emerged as one of the avant-garde's treasured half-secrets.

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