Dispatch #54 — Hasta la vista, baby

Dispatches #54 - Hasta la Vista, baby

An extract from A Life of Olson, & a Sequence of Glyphs on his Life, Work, & Times

Dispatches Editions and Spuyten Duyvil Press are delighted to announce the imminent publication of the new biography of Charles Olson, A Life of…

Pandemic Poetics, or Navigating the Shifting Forces of Social Gravity

Last week Monica de la Torre remarked, in effect, that in pandemic isolation with its suspension of normal social interaction she experienced a…

Shelter in Poems

Joe Safdie - shelter in poems

AWP San Antonio Report

Keith Tuma - San Antonio

Nīnauele me Jim Chapson — Interview by Paul Vogel [link]

"Born in Honolulu in 1944, Jim Chapson attended San Francisco State University and received his MA in 1968. With his partner, the Irish poet James…

Provincialism and the Gentrification of Anglo-American Poetry, Part III [link]

Pat Nolan on a roll: "What MFA writing programs produce is normal unthreatening psychobabble group think politically correct (a very slippery…

Ammiel Alcalay on Ezra Pound’s Canto XLV

I was recently solicited by an on-line journal to write a short piece on a poem that I was “holding close” during these trying times. Though I knew…



Interview of Stephen Collis


Interview of Juliana Spahr [link]

Paul Nelson link--An Army of Lovers

Review of Earth is Best, by Peter O’Leary