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English - Poetry, Poetics, Translation
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Nomadics · 2d ago

“For Orpheus”

A choral piece by composer William Brooks, commissioned by The Crossing as a part of “Jeff Quartets”, a concert in memory of Jeff Dinsmore. Original poem by Pierre Joris, also commissioned b...
Nomadics · 4d ago

Uri Avnery: How did it Start?

Given the various inanities and inaccuracies spouted by our President & his friend Bibi, g...
Nomadics · 6d ago

Just Out: “Canto Diurno”!

Canto Diurno, my Selected Poems (1972-2012) in French (translations coordinated by Jean Po...
Nomadics · 1W ago

Abdellatif Laâbi’s “In Praise of Defeat”

Archipelago books — maybe right now the finest US press truly turned toward & tuned in to the world beyond these Benighted States — has just released a gorgeous 800-page bilingual tome of th...
Nomadics · 1W ago

A 2006 Tom Raworth Reading

Nomadics · 1W ago

For Tom Raworth (July 19, 1938 – February 8, 2017)…

… poet, traveler, publisher, performer, friend, fastest pen-in-cheeck reader in the East & the West, teacher, quiet hurricane, mover, inspirer. Travel well, my friend, you who always knew ho...
Nomadics · 2W ago

“To Think With Derrida Wherever He Is”

La revue du Collège international de philosophie —   N° 89-90, 2016/2 Penser avec Derrida où qu’il soit Sommaire EXERGUE …Où qu’il soit Safaa Fathy HORIZONS Au lieu de l’écriture Carlos Lobo CORPUS Métaphore, méta-force Geoffrey Bennington Jacques De...
Nomadics · 2W ago

Keep Sane: Listen to Music

Given the situation, the need to keep mind on even, working keel is essential — too much reading in the proses of urgency is bad for eyes & mind; close these for a moment but open ears: list...
Nomadics · 3W ago

Resist much, Obey Little

“we can’t build a wall. we can only spout pure water again and again and drown his lies.”  -Eileen Myles 340 poets, 730 pages.  Coming in mid-February. For more information, go to: http://ww...
Nomadics · 3W ago

Reading List 2016

I was asked to write this piece in late December for the January issue of the Harriet blog...