Al Filreis

The Mississippi Project

I'll have more to say about The Mississippi Project in a later posting.

a poetics must be devised to rise above scream & silence

Jerome Rothenberg's statement for Contemporary Poets (5th edition, 1991, pp. 827-28] is a beautiful summary of his life-work as a poet and global citizen.

artblog goes to new PMA building

Libby Rosof and Roberta Fallon, a few years back, decided it was time to go wholly into the work they loved - reviewing art and advocating for local artists and arts organizatio

the genocide Olympics

China is the most influential nation allowing the Sudanese government to perpetrate genocide in Darfur.

good breakfast wine needed

"He was, for me, the most passionate of the scholars who pushed me to look beyond the easy and simple reading of literature.