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Pierre Joris on Skylight Press

Born in 1946 in Strasbourg, France, raised in Luxembourg, Pierre Joris has moved between the US, Europe & North Africa for 50 years, publishing close to 50 books of poetry & essays, translations & anthologies. In 1992 he returned to … Continue reading

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The Groundlings of Divine Will

Originally posted on Tears in the Fence:
Daniel Staniforth’s The Groundlings of Divine Will (Skylight Press 2013) http://www.skylightpress.co.uk sees Shakespeare’s first audience, ‘the groundlings of the pit’, as a secret society addressing the Master Of Revels in a glorious riposte…

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…And Egypt is the River by Michael S. Judge

Every so often a new voice disrupts the silence of sameness, evoking old ghosts and new phantoms with equal surety. …And Egypt Is the River is a collection of mystical prose-poems which the author describes as an attempt, based on … Continue reading

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Michael S. Judge on Skylight Press

Michael S. Judge was born in 1987 in Kansas City, MO.  He grew up in an Irish Catholic enclave in Kansas City, MO and was taught and terrified by Jesuits, much as per Joyce’s Portrait of an Artist as a … Continue reading

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The Avant-Garde is an Old Man!

Every writer aspiring to break new literary ground has been rattled by that old chestnut from Ecclesiastes: What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. And yet … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: James Joyce – Myth as Narrative

  …a brave man would invent something that never happened! Joyce   In both Ulysses, Portrait of the Artist and the prototype of the latter – Stephen Hero – Joyce is concerned with the presenting of ‘truth’.  Not only is … Continue reading

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Paint Your Teeth – Event with Kirk Marshall

Kirk Marshall will be delivering a (suggestibly bilingual) “spoken-word” performance at Paint Your Teeth vol. #18 in Tokyo, on December the 8th — a live Japanese event celebrating experimental literature, music and dance — on behalf of “Red Leaves / 紅葉” … Continue reading

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