Charles Bernstein

On Wilderness & Language

Jerome Rothenberg's New Wilderness Letter has been added to Jacket 2's Reissue series, thanks to Danny Snelson. 

The Selected Letters of Louis Zukofsky, edited by Barry Ahearn (2013)

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Here is the first letter, from when Zukofsky was only 15 -- a submission to Poetry magazine:

BQH (Brooklyn-Queens High Line) for Citi of New York

As Michael Bloomberg leaves his 12-year reign as Mayor of New York, here are two suggestions for Bill de Blasio for continuing his predecessor’s legacy.

"On Election Day" translated by Regis Bonvicino for Folha de Sao Paulo

video by Gabe Rubin; Shadowtime tr. by Adriano Scandolara

image by ELISA VON RANDOW

Folha de Sao Paulo, the main newspaper of the city, published today a translation by Régis Bonvicino of "On Election Day," a poem I wrote five years ago, just after the election of President Obama. The poem was collected in Recalculating 
Gabe Rubin made a video of my reading the poem for this publication: