Writing or Re-Writing

I was fascinated to see a post from one of my Facebook friends, Jim Andrews, linking to a piece in the Boston Globe about how the practice of extensive revision of one’s writing is a 20th Century and largely Modernist development. Craig Fehrman is the author of...

Organic Poetry Essays

I’ve been migrating my Org Po essays from OrganicPoetry.org to this site. This was the introductory page to the essays on that site. Comments are welcome. A book is coming out in 2012 from Apprentice House: Organic Poetry Essays These essays were first created...

Paul E Nelson

To what do you train your attention? For over 30 years, Paul E Nelson has interviewed poetic luminaries such as Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Anne Waldman, Robin Blaser, Sam Hamill, Wanda Coleman, Eileen Myles, Jerome Rothenberg, Sam Hamill and George Bowering. As...