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October 2009

2 poems by Steffi Drewes

Only Wasps Come When We Call for Robins Sunspots arrive beating furious the front door hello gunpowder hours later fireworks will splinter sounds over telephone wires goodbye fresh strawberries everything plump and cold in a wire basket will enter the sky and rot from above • Sunlight through screen makes …

Savage Materiality

Christine Hume reviewed Bhanu Kapil’s Humanimal, A Project for Future Children in the September/October 2009 issue of the American Poetry Review. Hume tells us that “[the body is]  the book’s ultimate subject” and she calls the book “amniotic”. In this feedback loop, Humanimal offers the body as  a model of …

Robert Glück & Carol Mirakove. Sunday, October 18th, 2009

6:30 pm, $5 21 Grand: 416 25th St. (at Broadway), Oakland newyipes.blogspot.com Carol Mirakove is the author of Mediated (Factory School), Occupied (Kelsey St. Press), and, with Jen Benka, 1,138 (Belladonna). She released the single “temporary tattoos” with the Dutch musician bates45 and she collaborates with the Lebanese DJ [IN]Head-Kay. …