Jerome Rothenberg

Poems and poetics

Ned Kelly: from the Jerilderie Letter, 10 February 1879

[At the start of a month’s visit in Australia I thought it appropriate to repost the following, included also in Barbaric Vast & Wild: Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present. (J.R.)]           

[At the start of a month’s visit in Australia I thought it appropriate to repost the following, included also in Barbaric Vast & Wild: Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present.

Jack Foley: from “Grief Songs” (Sagging Mencius Press, 2017)

Publisher Jacob Smullyan writes:

 

“On June 4th, 2016, poet Jack Foley’s wife, Adelle Foley, who was (as she told her doctor) ‘never sick,’ was diagnosed with stomach cancer; she died on June 27th. They had been married for nearly fifty-five years and were an exceptionally close couple. Adelle was also a poet and, like Jack, had published widely. He wrote about her, ‘How can there be sunlight and you not in it?’

'Literary Environments: Place, Planet and Translation' (Gold Coast, Australia)

The Australian Association for Literature’s annual conference for 2017, Literary Environments: Place, Planet and Translation, will be held at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus on July 17–19, 2017.

The Australian Association for Literature’s annual conference for 2017, Literary Environments: Place, Planet and Translation, will be held at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus on July 17–19, 2017.

 

This year’s conference organizers, Peter Denney and Stuart Cooke, have assembled a stellar line-up of keynotes for the conference:

 

The Fugs — 'Exorcism of the White House' (May 30, 2017)

[from the official announcement of the event at the lincoln memorial in washington, dc