Poetry: George Kalamaras

Unanswered Left Shoe It could be as simple as rabbit scratch in an ancient hut. Simple, say, as a focus that has much verdigris that the troglodytes flock hard. He is picketed to a nickering drink from the mud-glove. She…

Poetry: Nurduran Duman

* Picturetranslated by Ru en Ergünthe empty frame in meis a fracture waterthe lake of past time Colorless end. the tulle of swanis smoke on my faceits photograph is black No white in the love word… this sadness this expression…

Bay Area Lit Scene: Pegasus Books

* Reviews Editor: Meg Hurtado THE SCOOP Location: Pegasus Books, 2349 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA Curator: Maile Arvin & Rachel MarcusPegasus Contact Person: Rachel Marcus Parking/Transportation: Metered parking along Shattuck until 6 pm – after 6, parking is free wherever…

New Review of Myung Mi Kim’s Penury

* One of Omnidawn’s newest publications, Myung Mi Kim’s Penury, was reviewed at Publisher’s Weekly: Avant gardist Kim’s fifth book is a diligent inquiry into the relationship between language and power. The poems take place in a wasteland where war…

New Review of Tyrone Williams’ On Spec

* check out this new review of Tyrone Williams’ ON SPEC at ARCH JOURNAL read it here. excerpt: In the introduction to Blues People, Amiri Baraka identifies the acquisition of English as “one beginning of the Negro’s conscious appearance on…