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Radiohead lyrics in poetry book is auctioned for £12,000

<b>A poetry book containing lyrics handwritten by Thom Yorke, has been sold at auction for £12,000.</b><p>William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience was donated by the frontman to an Oxfam shop in Oxford.<p>After the book had originally been priced at 50p a volunteer and Radiohead fan spotted the lyrics …

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The 5 Best Free Digital Magazine Creation Tools for Teachers

<b>Glossi</b> <b><br>About Glossi</b> <br>Glossi is a free digital magazine creation tool that enables users to create professional, yet simple digital magazines. <b><br>How to Use</b> …

Metamodern Literature and the Metaverse

<i>Above: A map based upon David Foster Wallace's metamodern novel Infinite Jest.</i><p>The term "metamodernism" first appeared in 1975, in a scholarly article by Mas'ud Zavarzadeh that focused its attention on 1970s domestic politics, a small subset of 1970s metafiction, and the burgeoning "technetronic …

It’s National Poetry Month and You Haven’t Read a Single Poem Yet

I don’t know many people who like poetry, though I do know a good number of people who read. Poetry remains rarefied and uninviting—or is the better …

Poetry Sweeping South Florida Thanks to Jason Taylor Foundation

They have names like the Standing Stanzas of Piper High, the Viking Freedom Writers from Norland High School, and they are setting new standards of …

High School

This Three-Word Poem By Jesse Damiani Just Changed Everything

Several days ago, I received permission from colleague and poet Jesse Damiani to republish his extraordinary poem "Knock Knock" on <i>Ink Node</i>, a publishing platform for literary artists. I asked to republish the poem because I was struck by both its textual simplicity and conceptual complexity. "Knock …

We Call Them Men

Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

Despite the immense canon of research on creativity — including its four stages, the cognitive science of the ideal creative routine, the role of memory, and the relationship between creativity and mental illness — very little has focused on one of life’s few givens that equally few of us can …

25 Points: Go to Work and Do Your Job. Care for Your Children. Pay Your Bills. Obey the Law. Buy Products.

<i>Go to Work and Do Your Job. Care for Your Children. Pay Your Bills. Obey the Law. Buy Products.</i><p>by Noah Cicero<p>Lazy Fascist Press, 2013<p>188 pages / …

Books

Monoskop Introduces First Reference Guide to Early 20th-Cen. Avant-Garde Magazines by Harriet Staff

No longer for the specialist: <i>Monoskop Magazine</i> has created a reference guide to avant-garde and modernist magazines printed in the early decades of …

Did Woolf prefer Joyce or Proust?

<i>The Sirens imploring Ulysses to stay</i>, 1886<p>by James Heffernan<p>More than twenty years ago, Suzette Henke challenged what was then the reigning view of …

At Omniverse: Norma Cole on The Case, Duchamp's Delay, Distraction by Harriet Staff

The amazing Norma Cole adapted a talk she gave on distraction in March, and they've posted it on <i>Omniverse</i>. She starts by talking about "that …

Teaching the Persona Poem by Rebecca Hazelton

Imagine, for a moment, that today you aren’t you. You don’t have to drag yourself from bed to go to school or make lunches for your children. You no …

Literature

Ce Qui Sera, What Will Be, Lo Que Será: Almanac of the International Surrealist Movement

(Brumes Blondes, 2014, available via Lulu.com) <b><br>by Paul McRandle</b><p>This daunting little tome serves as striking evidence of the vitality and robust …

Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics Celebrates 40 Years at City Lights by Harriet Staff

Did you know that City Lights has a podcast series? Did you know that the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics turns 40 this year? Well, …

The Poetic Mediums of Mira Gonzalez by Harriet Staff

Novelist Sheila Heti interviews poet Mira Gonzalez at <i>The Believer</i> Logger. It's a lot about Twitter. "<b>SH:</b> Do you think Twitter is an artform? Do you …

Contemporary Poetry Reviews #28 (National Poetry Month 2014)

Each edition of this contemporary poetry review series selects several poetry collections published in the last 10 years to recommend to its readership. These collections are selected from a pool of more than two thousand supplied and already-held contemporary poetry books. A full list of books …

The Metamodern Intervention

<i>{NB: Excerpted and reprinted with permission from Eeuw: Cultuur in de Nederlanden in interdisciplinair perspectief; internal citations omitted.}</i><p><b>Aart Naaktgeboren [Catholic University of Utrecht], "The Metamodern Intervention" (2012).</b><p>One of the many utilities of postmodernity has been its tendency …

Pot Theft (A Radiolab Adventure)

Reading List: June 2014 by Lindsay Garbutt

Illustration by Amze Emmons for Publisher! Publisher!*<p>The Reading List is a feature of Poetry <i>magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the</i> …

First Anthology of Metamodern Literature Hits U.S. Bookshelves

<b>Contemporary Poetry Reviews #29</b><p><i>Each edition of this contemporary poetry review series selects one or more poetry collections published in the last ten years to recommend to its readership. These collections are selected from a pool of more than two thousand supplied and already-held contemporary</i> …

Stars, Poetry—Part IV: Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces by Hoa Nguyen

I wrote through the zodiac! This is my last meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by astrological modalities. (See here for my …

Amanda Ackerman’s SUMMER READS

As part of Summer Reads, Amanda Ackerman shares what she’s looking forward to reading this summer.<p><b>Taste</b><p><b>2</b> a person’s liking for particular flavors <i>:</i> …

Books

The Feel Trio by Fred Moten

Of all the grooving going down in American poetry these days, if there’s any at all, a large portion of it’s happening in Fred Moten’s work. <i>The Feel</i> …