Interview with David Clegg of the Trebus Project

Please say something about how you got involved with The Trebus project and how this work relates to your earlier life as a sculptor. The Trebus Project grew directly out of the work I was already doing as a sculptor. The Trebus Project is just a name I gave to the work I do as an artist. Sometimes it involves commissioning or collaborating with other … Continue reading Interview with David Clegg of the Trebus Project

This can be it or the starting point: Lonely Christopher in conversation with Gregory Laynor

Gregory Laynor: What’s your favorite color? Lonely Christopher: My favorite color is red. Gregory Laynor: I want to ask you about a few of my favorite things, like the clichés in your story “Burning Church”: “Always look on the bright side. It’s always the darkest before dawn. Every cloud has a silver lining. Pink sky in the morning, sailors take warning. Why buy the cow … Continue reading This can be it or the starting point: Lonely Christopher in conversation with Gregory Laynor

An Interview with Leslie Scalapino

‘standing’ ‘walking’ as present — huge crows loaded a tree (past) by me — at night sleeping — yet the half-cracked black bud (night: only) and thin blue sky, but as being oneself only, aren’t existing either single thin wall, waves thousands in the freezing sky and empty fields — and loaded on tree by me — night is half-cracked black bud in one: as, … Continue reading An Interview with Leslie Scalapino

Conversation with Harryette Mullen: From B to D

by Barbara Henning With Harryette Mullen’s dense, layered and playful poems in Sleeping with the Dictionary, there is often a subtle question, almost present but not quite present, a riddle-like structure that leaves the reader wondering: How did she make this poem? As a prep for an MFA course I was teaching at Long Island University in the summer of 2009, and as a project … Continue reading Conversation with Harryette Mullen: From B to D

Interview with Bin Ramke

By Tony Leuzzi (January 2010) Theory of Mind: New and Selected Poems is your tenth book of poetry in 31 years. In that time your poetry, perhaps more than the work of most poets, has undergone some fairly radical evolutions in style and conception. Can you discuss some of the more prominent changes in your work and your reasons for evolving the way you have? … Continue reading Interview with Bin Ramke