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07.28.11
Poetry
Hello, I'm Jess. I'm an indie author/artist/poet/non-conformist ;) As a writer, it has always been a passion and purpose of mine to challenge the status quo. I'm always eager to cross-promote with other writers/artists/etc., in the form of Q&A's or discussions
04.20.10
Poetry
Awaiting each new issue of the simply remarkable Triple Canopy is a pleasure matched only by each issue's arrival; that the content of each issue is unfurled over time, and does not come in one fell-swoop of intimidating new material to set
11.25.09
Poetry
Continuing on our "Archive" theme... UbuWeb is a great repository for avant-garde materials - writings, soundfiles, etc. Begun by poet Kenneth Goldsmith (very interesting poet I might add!) in 1996 as a site documenting concrete poetry, it has since expanded into
11.23.09
Poetry
The site of Joanna Newsom playing harp is truly an awesome one: it calls to my mind someone dragging a beached whale back to water. The synchronousness of her confidently straddled, enormous harp, held aloft by a tiny frame with a
11.17.09
Poetry
GraceAnne: I like it when music and/or 'musical sound' is used creatively and is incorporated as another 'character' in the film. Can you think of any experimental film that is based entirely on the sounds-musical or otherwise, and in which the
11.11.09
Poetry
Seven o'clock tonight will mark something of a premature starter's pistol for next week's Independent Bookstore Week NYC; it looks as though it will be tremendous, the event, at DUMBO's powerHouse Arena, a delightfully sundry hodge-podge of featured guests that promises to
10.31.09
Poetry
Who is to say what prize hides behind this door—envelope, please! These are websites I follow on a regular basis (I chose not to hyperlink!): Said the Gramophone http://www.saidthegramophone.com/ Synestheteque http://www.johnkannenberg.com/synesthetech/ Post Classic Radio Playlist http://www.kylegann.com/postclassicradio.html#top Furthernoise.org http://www.furthernoise.org/ Gilles Peterson Worldwide
10.31.09
Poetry
First, the music. Glass of wine? No? Well, I’ll put the kettle on, then, and we’ll have a spot of tea. Thank you so much for coming by-I had promised you, my good friend, a tour of my world-renowned library, and
10.29.09
Poetry
Dream City (1921) by Paul Klee (from the chorus for ‘Thug is a Drug’)Gangsta, birth sign is dangerIt's like thug is the drugThat make 'em fall in loveWhen love don't love nobodyBANK, BANKGangsta, star sign is dangerIt's like thug is the drugReady
10.24.09
Poetry
A lot of my students are curious about Altered Books. I tend to cringe hearing the words Altered Books, because I think back to Crispin Glover's goth cut-ups that were pathetic Burroughs rip offs. They can be ultra corny. But there
10.06.09
Poetry
Over the past decade, it has seemed to me – perhaps this a valid observation, perhaps just a result of my increasing awareness of the fields around the hermetically Literary – that there has been at once an expansion of what
10.04.09
Poetry
My top ten list of literary heroes has so far focused on authors of fiction, art criticism, music journalism, comics experts, poets, and artist book makers. For the final four, I think I’ll backtrack into those arenas more deeply to reflect
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