poems from HUMAN/ NATURE
by Stephen Ratcliffe
Stephen Ratcliffe?¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s latest books of poetry are Portraits & Repetition (The Post-Apollo Press, 2002) and SOUND/(system) (Green Integer, 2002). Recent poems have appeared in 1913, Chain, Denver Quarterly, P-QUEUE, New American Writing, LIT, Bombay Gin, Common Knowledge, War & Peace, Conjunctions and NO. Listening to Reading, a book of essays on sound/shape and meaning in ?¢‚Ç¨?ìexperimental?¢‚Ç¨? poetry, was published by SUNY Press in 2000. He has recently completed a 1,000 page book of poems called HUMAN / NATURE (1,000 poems written in 1,000 consecutive days). He lives in Bolinas, California where he surfs every day and publishes Avenue B books, and teaches at Mills College in Oakland.
by Tony Leuzzi
SEPT 2017 | Books
In the James Kriegsmann, Jr. photograph that adorns the cover of Second Nature, Patricia Carlin’s new collection of poetry, a grafted orange tree laden with fruit rises from a square of dirt among cobblestones.
JUL-AUG 2018 | Books
When Joe Pan, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Brooklyn Arts Press, with whom I was in the final stages of preparing my book The Hatchfor publication, suggested I do a co-interview with Tony Trigilio, whose work Joe thought shared a sensibility with mine, I was intrigued.
by Mark McMorris
APR 2017 | Critics Page
The poems seem to come from a man with a taste for bywaystheosophy, alchemy, fundamentalist theology in Kansasin the syntax of there is and it is present, as brought before the speculative mind, and wondered about.
by David Carrier
JUNE 2018 | Art Books
Everyone knows about rapid climate change. No one who even glances at the newspaper or looks at the news can be unaware of these concerns. How, then, can visual artists respond to this situation? Mark Cheetham argues that politically responsible contemporary art needs to explicitly take account of ecological issues.