Monday, January 30, 2012

media studies and the typewriter poem: loriemerson.net

media studies and the typewriter poem

Media studies is commonly associated with the study of digital media structures and related phenomena. But the more media theory I read (and lately I’ve been voraciously reading everything by Marshall McLuhan that’s outside of the well-worn Understanding Media) the more drawn I am to thinking through the defining effects of earlier analogue and digital writing interfaces as instances of media – from paper/pencil to typewriter to command-line...  Read More

Monday, January 23, 2012

Black Coffee Poet presents Ojibwe poet David Groulx


The Telegraph: The mystery of poetry editing: from TS Eliot to John Burnside

If one poet edits another, whose work is it? In the week that John Burnside won the T S Eliot Prize, Sameer Rahim investigates the unseen hands behind that most personal and mysterious of literary forms.

Audio: A Poet at the Window

A Poet at the Window: Conversation with Donald Hall

This week in the magazine, Donald Hall writes about growing old in the New Hampshire farmhouse where his family has lived since the end of the Civil War. Here he talks with Blake Eskin about how this place inspires his writing, why he’s stopped writing poetry, and what it’s like living among so many memories and stories.
Listen to the mp3 on the player above, or right-click here to download.

"Meeln" by bpNichol (audio poem)

"Meeln" by bpNichol This poem is from the 60-minute cassette Ear Rational: Sound Poems 1966-1980, published in 1982 by Membrane Press New Fire Tapes (Milwaukee).

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