Tag Archives: Ammiel Alcalay

Getting to Know Cascadian Poets & Poetics

It was after I finished my M.A. from Lesley University, a course of study I organized with the help of a few select advisors that one of my most close readers, Chuck Pirtle, suggested what I was heading towards in … Continue reading

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A Little History: The Deeply Personal as Political

(This essay was recently published in Zen Monster.) (download pdf for best formatting) A Little History: The Deeply Personal as Political (Some notes on a book by Ammiel Alcalay) There were two events in the mid 90s which really opened my … Continue reading

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The Line Has Shattered (1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference)

Mer, Ella and I left Seattle Thursday morning for Vancouver for the premiere screening of a documentary on the 1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference, The Line Has Shattered. It was being screened at SFU’s downtown campus and I had been invited … Continue reading

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