Jeanne Heuving on Nate Mackey Destination Out

Jeanne Heuving on Nate Mackey Destination Out

Jeanne Heuving is the editor of a fascinating new book of scholarship on one of the most important poets of our time, Nate Mackey. The book is entitled Nathaniel Mackey, Destination Out: Essays on His Work. Jeanne Heuving is co-editor of Inciting Poetics: Thinking and...
Responding to the Black Mystery School Pianists

Responding to the Black Mystery School Pianists

I saw this article linked in an article I was reading and then a friend sent it to me, so there was something synchronistic about it right off the bat. “God’s way of remaining anonymous” some wise person said about synchronicity, and it makes you think. I read it,...
Read/Study Mackey’s Double Trio

Read/Study Mackey’s Double Trio

If not the culmination of a 40+ year serial poetry effort by perhaps the world’s leading living practitioner of that stance toward poem making, it is a huge new hunk. Matt Trease and I look forward to digging into Nathaniel Mackey’s Double Trio twice a...

Poetics as Cosmology

Poetics as Cosmology (Intro to Spontaneous Composition) A six week online (Zoom) workshop for people who have had a little experience in spontaneous poetry composition and want more. Join SPLAB and POPO Co-Founder Paul E Nelson in a lively course designed to start...

Notes on The Undercommons

Nate Mackey tipped me off a few years ago to the work of Fred Moten and few months ago I came across a New Yorker article about a book Moten co-wrote with Stefano Harney entitled: The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study. I saw reference to it in Brenda...