In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: Helen Vendler takes Rita Dove to task for being too inclusive in the new Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, which segues nicely into the harshest writer-on-writer and musician-on-musician insults in history, which takes us… Read More
For my last Mix Tape of the year on the Kenyon Review blog, here’s a look back at ten of my favorite literary tidbits from Mix Tape 2011—the sublime, the ridiculous, and a few things not easily classified as either.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: holiday gift ideas for the grammar geeks (not grammar geek’s!) in your life, haiku traffic signs in New York City, an anonymous paper artist strikes again, and much more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog: a list of things to be thankful for, including literary turduckens, Paul Muldoon’s priceless close reading of Ke$ha’s “Tik Tok,” unconventional homegrown libraries, and more.
In this week’s Mix Tape on the Kenyon Review blog, tricks and treats just in time for Halloween: a look at poet Anne Sexton’s lost vampire fiction, found poems from Craigslist “Missed Connections” in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, the unlikely friendship between an author… Read More
This week my good friend (and poet extraordinaire) Patrick Culliton invited me to be a part of his podcast, Talus or Scree. I recorded a poem for the Halloween episode, which you can listen to here. The poem, “Night of the Comet (1984),” is one of… Read More
In Mix Tape: Welcome to the Future, this week’s blog post for the Kenyon Review: the jaw-dropping gaff at the National Book Awards, the faux Nobel Prize in Literature website, the books libraries have to destroy, and more.