Commentaries - June 2017

CFP for CAAP: Sixth Convention in Kunming, China

  The 6th Convention of
The Chinese/American Association for Poetry and Poetics
http://writing.upenn.edu/news/CAAP.html November 3-5, 2017

Hosted by Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China
Co-sponsored by Center for English Literatures of Central China Normal University, Foreign Literature StudiesInternational Journal of Poetry and Poetics, and Forum for World Literature Studies 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

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Canary Islands Connection: 60 American Poets, edited by Manuel Brito

Manuel Brito has edited a collection of poems by many of the authors of his long-running poetry book series, which over its years has been one of the best publishers of  American poetry. Many of the poems are written specifically for  Brito or Zesterle. Check out the Zesterle web site here.  Some of these books re distributed by SPD.  

Now available at SPD. 

Dan Hoffman on 'The Raven' (video)

The late poet-critic Dan Hoffman, who years ago wrote Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe, talks about “The Raven” at the Kelly Writers House. (To see other clips from Writers House programs on YouTube, click here.)

Jacket2 welcomes Divya Victor

Jacket2 is delighted to welcome Divya Victor to our team as our new guest editor. Divya has long been a friend of the journal: she has curated and edited two extraordinary features, “Discourses on Vocality” and “Conceptual writing (plural and global) and other cultural productions” — the latter of which is one of our most massive and ambitious features to date — and written insightfully on her time in Singapore as part of our Commentaries section. She is a prolific poet whose titles include the award-winning Natural Subjects (reviewed here), UNSUBThings to Do with Your MouthSwift Taxidermies 1919–1922Goodbye, John! On John Baldessari, PUNCH, and the Partial trilogy, as well as a number of chapbooks.

Jacket2 is delighted to welcome Divya Victor to our team as our new guest editor. Divya has long been a friend of the journal: she has curated and edited two extraordinary features, “Discourses on Vocality” and “Conceptual writing (plural and global) and other cultural productions” — the latter of which is one of our most massive and ambitious features to date — and written insightfully on her time in Singapore as part of our Commentaries section. She is a prolific poet whose titles include the award-winning Natural Subjects (reviewed here), UNSUBThings to Do with Your MouthSwift Taxidermies 1919–1922Goodbye, John! On John Baldessari, PUNCH, and the Partial trilogy, as well as a number of chapbooks.