Al Filreis

Wallace Stevens, for or against the sound of poetry?

Not quite a year ago I gave a short paper on sound in Wallace Stevens, at a session that was part of the cluster of sessions on the conference-wide theme, "the sound of poetry," at the Moder

focus in real time

As a Kelly Writers House Fellow, on April 23, 2001, the late June Jordan gave a reading from her memoir, Soldier, and from her poetry, including some new, uncollected work.

he's plainly & simply thankful for friends

In a Thanksgiving-inspired blog entry, Ron Silliman gives thanks for the close friends who poetically c

literary constables will haul you away

Karl Shapiro: all the arts are flourishing except poetry.