Jerome Rothenberg

Poems and poetics

Hiromi Ito's transcreation of 'The Heart Sutra'

Translated from Japanese by Jeffrey Angles


While looking freely and without effort at the world

While walking with people, searching for the path

In his spiritual quest to discern based on deep wisdom

Avalokiteshvara arrived at a certain thought.

Outside-in / Inside-out schedule

The following is the schedule for the major festival of “outside & subterranean poetry,” which takes as its point of departure Barbaric Vast & Wild, the anthology/assemblage co-edited by Jerome Rothenberg & John Bloomberg-Rissman.  The still larger Outside-in / Inside-out festival, as announced, will take place at venues across the City of Glasgow from September to November 2016.


Jerome Rothenberg: Pound, Yip, & Chinese Poetry in America

[From a lecture, August 2002, for the Chinese Comparative Literature Association meetings in Nanjing. Recovered 2016 as an introduction to a new book of Wai-lim Yip’s “poetry in English,” scheduled for publication next year in Hong Kong.