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Charles Potts Interview

John Oliver Simon, former director of California Poets in the Schools and recipient of an NEA grant for translation, called Charles Potts “…the greatest poet born in Idaho since Ezra Pound…and one of the true faces of North American poetry.” (Read … Continue reading

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American Exceptionalism and Charles Potts

I woke up this morning to find a person with the handle “Florida Cracker” was following me on Twitter. I clicked through to see his website filled with the notions of the remnants of “Manifest Destiny” and American Exceptionalism.” Here’s … Continue reading

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Sam Hamill, Ian Boyden, Reading, Talk and Interview (Nov 11, 2012)

It’s one of those moments that you remember forever. Sam Hamill wanted to show me something in his home that he knew I would appreciate. He carefully lifted up an object about three feet high and 10 inches or so … Continue reading

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