Thursday, November 30, 2017

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CONTENTS

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NOVEMBER
POEMS INSPIRED / INFORMED BY MEI-MEI BERSSENBRUGGE
(11/28)
"deposition | dispossession   climate change in the Sundarbans (excerpt)" by Marthe Reed
"Away, Out" by Agnes Marton
"Some New Opinions on Matter" by Mary Burger
"The Chase" by Eileen R. Tabios

The Market Wonders by Susan Briante
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater (11/27)

venture of the infinite man by Pablo Neruda
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (11/26)

FEATURED POET: Michelle Murphy
(11/25)

This Someone I Call Stranger by James Diaz
Reviewed by Ingrid Calderon (11/24)

The Sad Songs of Hell by Brent Cunningham
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (11/23)

As A Bee by Simon Pettet
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater (11/22)

Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living With War by M. Evelina Galang 
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (11/21)


OCTOBER
“TinFish Press At 22,” exhibition curated by Susan M. Schultz, Jeff Sanner, Rodney Bengston and Wayne Hiraoka
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (10/30)

FEATURED POET: Susan M. Schultz
(10/29)

Pioneers in the Study of Motion by Susan Briante
Reviewed by Neal Leadbeater (10/28)

Code of Signals by Kenneth Sherwood
Reviewed by Martin Spinelli (10/27)

a.vase by Alison Gibb
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (10/26)

FEATURED POET: Cristina Querrer
(10/25)

THE LYNCHING OF LEO FRANK by Zvi A. Sesling
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (10/24)

Except You Enthrall Me by Mark Anthony Cayanan
Reviewed by Aloysiusi Lionel Polintan (10/23)

SHAPE OF FAITH by John Phillips
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (10/22)


SEPTEMBER
FEATURE: PHILIPPINE PROTEST POETRY FROM MARCOS TO DUTERTE
Featuring Gémino H. Abad, Jose F. Lacaba, Arvin Abejo Mangohig, Isabela Banzon, Victor Peñaranda, Padmapani L. Perez, Marne Kilates, Lourd Ernest De Veyra, Fidelito C. Cortes, Marra Pl. Lanot, CF Paderna, Eric Gamalinda, Luisa A. Igloria, Alfred A. Yuson, Marjorie Evasco, Miyako Dominguez Izabel, and Christine V. Lao
(9/25)

In Memorial: Jose Victor Peñaranda
(9/24)

COMORBID by Ginger Ko
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/23)

The Absent by Rosalind Palermo Stevenson
Reviewed by Judy Katz-Levine (9/22)

Litanies Said Handedly: Poetry, Collage & Performance by Ralph La Charity
Reviewed by Joseph Tomain (9/21)

AFTERLAND by Mai Der Vang
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/20)

Debths by Susan Howe
Reviewed by Judith Roitman (9/12)

Conflict by Angelo V. Suarez
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/11)

Rosestrikes and Coffee Grinds, both by Seyhan Erözçelik
Engaged by Peter Valente (9/10)

STORY PROBLEMS by Charles Jensen
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/9)

Charm for Survivors, Selected Painted Books & Sequences by Jesse Glass
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/8)

The Book of Mutter by Kate Zambreno
Reviewed by Jim McCrary (9/7)

The Moon Is Almost Full by Channa Bloch
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/6)

The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho Buson and Issa edited by Robert Hass
Engaged by Victor Hernández Cruz (9/5)

What We Do: Essays for Poets by Michael Gottlieb
Engaged by Tom Beckett (9/4)

Homage to the Pseudo-Avant Garde by Kent Johnson
Reviewed by John Rigney (9/3)

Envelope Poems: Poetry by Emily Dickinson, edited by Jen Bervin and Marta Werner
Engaged by Jesse Glass (9/2)

Spillway 25 edited by Susan Terris
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (9/1)

BLUE by Wesley St. Jo & Reme Grefalda
Reviewed by Carlene Sobrino Bonnivier (9/1)


AUGUST
Selected Poems & Series by Thomas Fink
Engaged by Margaret H. Johnson (8/12)

FEATURED POET: Jean Vengua
(8/11)

Oxygen by Julia Fiedorczuk, Translated by Bill Johnston
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (8/10)

“Romeo and Romeo” by Ahmet Güntan
Engaged by Peter Valente (8/9)

"A Simple Word" by Marc Gaba
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (8/8)

Cat Poems: Wompus Tales & a Play of Despair by Christopher Shipman
Reviewed by Ariel Gratch (8/7)

Taropoetics by Anna McKerrow
Reviewed by Nikki Dudley (8/6)

A Poetry of Elephants, anthology compiled by Rebecca Gethin
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (8/5)

November Odds: Anger Fear and Horror After November 8, 2016 by Gary Hardaway
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (8/4)


JULY
SANS by G.L. Ford
Reviewed by Katie Hibner (7/31)

What It Is Like: New and Selected Poems by Charles North
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater (7/30)

THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS: Sheri Reda
(7/29)

Dear Almost by Matthew Thorburn
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/28)

Ekstasis with photographs by Peter Valente and poetry by Kevin Killian
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/27)

THE HEART'S TRAFFIC: A Novel in Poems by Ching-In Chen
Reviewed by Kyle Henrichs (7/26)

Days and Works by Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/25)

Dead Ringer by Charles Borkhuis and AMINA BARAKA & THE RED MICROPHONE by Amina Baraka & the Red Microphone
Reviewed by Steve Dalachinsky (7/24)

RAYFISH by Mary Hickman
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/23)

Contest Results from the Festival de l'Ail de Ste-Anne Garlic Festival
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/8)

FACE-POEMS by Aaron Flores
Engaged by Márton Koppány (7/7)

If We Were Birds by Janine Harrison
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (7/6)

ALPHABET NOIR by Nico Vassilakis
Engaged by Jim Leftwich (7/5)

Small Ceremonies by Cynthia Snow
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/4)
Engaged by Jim McCrary (7/3)

the gag reel by Tom Bamford Blake
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (7/2)
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (7/1)


JUNE
DADA BUDAPEST by John Olson
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (6/27)

Wild Horses, Wild Dreams: New and Selected Poems 1971-2010 by Lindy Hough
Reviewed by Dana Wilde (6/26)

REVOLUTIONS: a Collaboration by John Matthias, Jean Dibble and Robert Archambeau
Reviewed by Ralph La Charity (6/25)

Codify by Irene Koronas
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (6/24)

Questions of Poetics: Language Writing and Consequences by Barrett Watten
Reviewed by T.C. Marshall (6/23)

Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (6/22)

FUTURES TRADING, Anthology Four, Edited by Caleb Puckett
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (6/21)

THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS: Katie Hibner
(6/20)

FINDING THE RIVER HORSE by Neal Leadbeater
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (6/19)

They Went to the Beach to Play by Wendy Taylor Carlisle
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (6/18)

Back to the Garden by Clara Hume
Reviewed by Tom Hibbard (6/17)

God got a dog with poems by Cynthia Rylant and illustrations by Marla Frazee
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (6/16)


MAY
FEATURE: Poetry In Response to Alex Tizon's article, "My Family Slave" as regards Eudocia Tomas PulidoThe Atlantic, June 2017. Poems by Jonel Abellanosa, Jim Pascual Agustin, Kimberly Alidio, Michelle Bautista, Aileen Cassinetto, Melinda Luisa de Jesús, Elaine Dolalas, Rose Linda Gonzales, Maileen Hamto, Luisa A. Igloria, Sean Labrador Y Manzano, Agnes Marton, D Hideo Maruyama, Amy Ray Pabalan, Aloysiusi Lionel Polintan, Barbara Jane Reyes, Tony Robles, Irene Suico Soriano, Leny Mendoza Strobel, Eileen R. Tabios, Jean Vengua, and Alfred A. Yuson
(5/29)

"Broken Verse" by Darrell Nettles
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (5/28)

Explanation model for 'Virus' by Freke Räihä
Engaged by Thérèse Bachand (5/27)

Love Song to a Blue God by Sophie Strand
Reviewed by Tamas Panitz (5/26)

Weathered Reports: Trump Surrogate Quotes From the Underground by Amy Bassin and Mark Blickley
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/25)

The Fair Parts of Shadows by Dhiman Chakraborty
Engaged by Runa Bandyopadhyay (5/24)

Stop Armageddon by Howard Yosha
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/23)

“I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson” Exhibition at The Morgan Library & Museum (organized with Amherst College), New York City, Jan. 20-May 28, 2017
Reviewed by Adam DeGraff (5/8)

Driftwood Monster: Haiku for Troubled Times by Kath Abela Wilson
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/8)

B & O Blues by Aileen Cassinetto
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/7)

Ghazals 1-59 And Other Poems by Sheila E. Murphy and Michelle Greenblatt 
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (5/7)

Manifesto of the Moment by mIKEAL aND (1)
Reviewed by Matt Hill (5/6)

Manifesto of the Moment by mIKEAL aND (2)
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/6)

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT by Olivia Stiffler
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (5/5)

Check & Balance by Luisa A. Igloria
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/5)

FANTASTIC CARYATIDS: A Conversation with Art by Anne Waldman & Vincent Katz
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (5/4)

La Police by Bill Lavender
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/4)

A CAPacious Act by Charles A. Perrone
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/3)

Afterword by Nick Piombino to Text Loses Time by Nico Vassilakis
(5/2)

IMAGINE RENAISSANCE by Naomi Buck Palagi
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/1)

The Owl Still Asking: Tanka for Troubled Times by Kath Abela Wilson
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (5/1)


APRIL
daughterrarium by Sheila McMullin
Reviewed by Katie Hibner (4/28)

DONALD TRUMP IN  NORTH KOREA by Jared Schickling
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (4/27)

We Denizens by Jen Coleman
Engaged by Sam Lohmann (4/26)

Harpoon by Michael Cavendish
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (4/25)

Claiming Breath by Diane Glancy

Engaged by Eileen Tabios (4/24)

THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS: Naomi Buck Palagi
(4/23)

If They Hadn't Worn White Hoods, 8 Million Would Have Shown Up in the Photographs by John Bloomberg-Rissman and Eileen R. Tabios
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (4/22)

Introduction by Michael Boughn and Kent Johnson to RESIST MUCH / OBEY LITTLE: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance edited by Michael Boughn, John Bradley, Brenda Cárdenas, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Kass Fleisher, Roberto Harrison, Kent Johnson, Andrew Levy, Nathaniel Mackey, Rubén Medina, Philip Metres, Nita Noveno, Julie Patton, Margaret Randall, Michael Rothenberg, Chris Stroffolino,
 Anne Waldman, Marjorie Welish, Tyrone Williams
(4/21)

Egghead, or: You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone by Bo Burnham, with drawings by Chance Bone
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (4/20)

On Poems On by Sandra Liu
Reviewed by Genevieve Kaplan (4/19)

Madison Hatta's Book of Unrelenting Rhymes, or: Madisonnets, Volume 2 by April Lynn James
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (4/18)

FEATURED POET: Aileen Cassinetto
(4/17)

A Continuum of Force by Francesco Levato
      and
How to Zing the Government by Travis Macdonald
Reviewed by Andrew Rihn (4/12)

Port Light by William Allegrezza
Reviewed by Sheri Reda (4/10)

Stone by Naomi Buck Palagi
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (4/9)

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: An Election Cycle by Andrew and Donora A. Rihn
Reviewed by Steve Klepetar (4/8)

HISTORY NOW by Basil King
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (4/7)

Stubborn by Sheri Reda
Reviewed by Naomi Buck Palagi (4/6) 

If We Were Birds by Janine Harrison
     and
Reviewed by Steve Klepetar (4/5)

POROUS BORDERS and FOUR PLUS FOUR by David Giannini
and
RICKSHAW CHASM with poems by David Giannini and collages by John Digby
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (4/3)

To Be An Empire is To Burn! by Eileen R. Tabios
     and
     and
The Prometheus Collage by Mary Kasimor
Reviewed by Freke Räihä (4/2)


MARCH
INTERVIEW: Anne Gorrick interviews John Bloomberg-Rissman
(3/30)

OTREDAD / OTHERNESS by Claribel Alegria, Edited by Fred Whitehead
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (3/30)

Step Below: Selected Poems 2000-2015 by William Allegrezza
Reviewed by Sheri Reda (3/29)

WRITTEN IN THE DARK: FIVE POETS IN THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD by Gennady Gor, Dmitry Maksimov, Sergey Rudakov, Vladimir Sterligov and Pavel Zaltsman, Edited by Polina Barskova with translations by Anand Dibble, Ben Felker-Quinn, Ainsley Morse, Eugene Ostashevsky, Rebekah Smith, Charles Swank, Jason Wagner and Matvei Yankelevich 
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (3/28)

We All Saw It Coming by Bill Yarrow
Reviewed by Steve Klepetar (3/28)

A Winged Horse in a Plane by Salah Faik, translated by Maged Zaher
Reviewed by Genevieve Kaplan (3/27)

Let the Games Begin: Five Roman Writers by Peter Valente
Reviewed by Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno (3/27)

Apocalypse Mix by Jane Satterfield
Reviewed by Neal Leadbeater (3/26)

A FEW GEOGRAPHIES by Mark Young
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (3/25)

THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS: Martha Deed
(3/24)

Imagine Renaissance by Naomi Buck Palagi
Reviewed by Sheri Reda (3/23)

NINE DRAGON ISLAND by Eleanor Goodman
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (3/22)

Data Primer by Marthe Reed
Reviewed by Steve Klepetar (3/22)

THE GILLES POEM: Winter 2006 Collection by Sabrina Calle
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (3/21)

Humpty Drumpfty and Other Poems by Melinda Luisa de 
Jesús
Reviewed by Steve Klepetar (3/21)

Moria Books' locofo chap series edited by William Allegrezza
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios 3/14)
Reviewed by Jim McCrary (3/13)

THE OLFACTIONS: Poems on Perfume by Anne Gorrick
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (3/12)

Ice Cream...With a Smile by Swapan Ray
Engaged by Runa Bandyopadhyay (3/11)

WHAT IS POETRY? (JUST KIDDING, I KNOW YOU KNOW): Interviews From the Poetry Project Newsletters (1983-2009) edited by Anselm Berrigan 

Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (3/10) 

Nevertheless, #She Persisted edited by Barbara Jane Reyes and RESIST MUCH / OBEY LITTLE: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance edited by Michael Boughn, John Bradley, Brenda Cárdenas, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Kass Fleisher, Roberto Harrison, Kent Johnson, Andrew Levy, Nathaniel Mackey, Rubén Medina, Philip Metres, Nita Noveno, Julie Patton, Margaret Randall, Michael Rothenberg, Chris Stroffolino, 
Anne Waldman, Marjorie Welish, Tyrone Williams
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (3/5)

Men, Death, Lies by Roy Bentley
Reviewed by Martha Deed (3/4)

FEATURE ESSAY: "Holiness and Jewish Rebellion: 'Questions of Accent,' Twenty Years Afterwards" by Murat Nemet-Nejat (3/4) 

THE SEER by Márton Ko
ppány
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (3/3)

Don't Say His Name by Donna Kuhn
Reviewed by Mary Kasimor (3/2)

Pier by Janine Oshiro
Reviewed by Neal Leadbeater (3/1)



FEBRUARY

Only More So by Millicent Borges Accardi
Reviewed by Jessica Gonzalez (2/27)

The Poetry Deal by Diane Di Prima
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (2/27)

Animals of Dawn by Murat Nemet-Nejat
Reviewed by Runa Bandyopadhyay (2/26)

THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS (2/26): Murat Nemet-Nejat

A CAPacious Act by Charles A. Perrone

Engaged by Francesco Levato (2/25)

The Music Child & The Mahjong Queen by Alfred A. Yuson
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (2/25)


Madison Hatta's Book of Unreasonable Rhymes, or: Madisonnets, Volume 1 by April Lynn James
Reviewed by M. Earl Smith (2/24)

Goat In The Snow by Emily Pettit
Reviewed by Neil Leadbeater (2/20)

The Happy End / All Welcome by Monica de la Torre
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (2/19)

INFINITE DIFFERENCE: OTHER POETRIES BY U.K. WOMEN POETS, edited by Carrie Etter
Reviewed by E.E. Nobbs (2/19)

Humpty Drumpfty and Other Poems by Melinda Luisa de Jesús
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (2/18)

Clairvoyance by Carlomar Arcangel Daoana
Reviewed by Aloysiusi Lionel Polintan (2/17)

Mayan Letters and Call Me Ishmael, both by Charles Olson
Engaged by Murat Nemet-Nejat (2/16)

Song of the Yukon by Trisha Sugarek
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (2/15)


JANUARY

MESSAGE FROM THE MEMOIRIST by Paul Pines
Reviewed by Ralph La Charity (1/31)

Then Go On by Mary Burger
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (1/30)

Reviewed by Dana Wilde (1/29)

Heisenberg’s Salon by Susan Lewis
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (1/28)

A Continuum of Force by Francesco Levato
Engaged by Joel Chace (1/28)

breakup/breakdown by Charles Jensen
Engaged by Eileen R. Tabios (1/27)

Expect Delays by Bill Berkson
Reviewed by Neal Leadbeater (1/18)

America's Tin by Joel Chace
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (1/18)

THE CRITIC WRITES POEMS (1/17): Judith Roitman

We Used to Be Generals by Sarah Campbell
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (1/17)

I Am Going To Fly Through Glass: Selected Poems of Harold Norse, ed. Todd Swindell
Reviewed by Neal Leadbeater (1/16)

AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Panagiotis A. Tsonis
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (1/16)

BOOKER'S POINT by Megan Grumbling
Reviewed by Dana Wilde (1/4)

REALMS OF THE MOTHERS: The First Decade of Dos Madres Pressedited by Richard Hague
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (1/4)

Dollyland by Claire Hero and Trism by Rebecca Loudon
Engaged by Judith Roitman (1/3)

Reconsolidation: Or, it's the ghosts who will answer you by Janice Lee
Engaged by Eileen Tabios (1/3)

Waters Of by Billie Chernicoff
Reviewed by Michael Boughn (1/2)

Galatea Resurrects' 2016 Poetry Recommendations (1/1)

Galatea Resurrects' 2016 Recommended Publishers  (1/1)