The Sunday Poem : Carl Dennis

Writers cannot step back entirely from the presumptions of their specific cultures, but they are more likely to be useful critics of those cultures, not merely mirrors, if they make an effort to hold up all they believe to critical scrutiny. And more likely to make this effort honestly if they can imagine readers free…

The unconventional world of Mary Ruefle

Apropos my investigation into form; today I’d like to share this great post from Gwarlingo: Mary Ruefle: I have resisted formal poetry my whole life, but at last found a form I can’t resist. It is like writing with my eyes instead of my hands. Ruefle is one of today’s most admired practitioners of erasure…

Doris Salcedo

Today I will recommend a visit to Michelle & Gwarlingo: Artist Doris Salcedo: I Began to Conceive of Works Based on Nothing | gwarlingo. She has composed an excellent post on the the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo, go and have a look! Doris Salcedo; Installation at 8th International Istanbul Biennial (2003)