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  • Festival of Books: American poets make their debut on forever stamps

     
    The U.S. Postal Service made a special delivery Saturday at the L.A. Times Festival of Books' Poetry Stage: It rolled out the first-day issue of commemorative stamps dedicated to 20th century poets. The midday first-day issue ceremony drew an audience.......
  • 'If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting' by Anna Journey

    Anna Journey's first book of poems, "If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting" (University of Georgia Press: 104 pp., $16.95 paper), is a deeply American debut that deals with the author's Southern childhood and adolescence as a pretty, redheaded girl from...
  • Eighth blackbird lands at Ojai Music Festival

    The Ojai Music Festival has a long tradition of picking some of the era's most important artists to serve as its music director, a position that rotates annually. But though the festival has sometimes chosen more than one person at a time for the job,...
  • Off The Shelf: Finding the pieces that turn writing into poetry

    Off The Shelf: Finding the pieces that turn writing into poetry
    When I was in my early 20s, living in Berkeley and drifting toward a PhD in Russian literature, I started writing poetry. It was a completely unexpected development. I definitely hadn't been one of those kids in high school who worked for the literary...
  • 'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

    'A New Literary History of America' by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
    Daunting as it may be to assemble a centuries-spanning assessment of any country, even one with a fairly linear march through history, how does one approach a culture as unstable, contradictory and contested as ours? Where do you start? Where do you stop?...
  • Wallace Stevens at a Price

    You have to read the item twice, the second time just to make sure you weren’t hallucinating. And yet it’s true. Wallace Stevens, the great Hartford poet, is holding a tag sale. He’s holding the tag sale in absentia, of course, since...
  • 2 kool 4 school lunch

     
    Let me just say that my memories of school lunches involve having to eat liver and spinach on Fridays or no ice cream. Owl Meat's are a little...different. Here's guest poster Owlie. ELSometimes a new relationship involves fights – fevered......
  • Making poetry out of a sow's ear

     
    Scrapple, the ultimate mystery meat, turns out to be quite the poetic muse. The first annual Dining@Large Scrapple Poetry Contest drew so many hifalutin entries that I brought in a man of letters as judge: John McIntyre.John is returning to......