I managed to find a way to bring my favorite 20th century Objectivist poet George Oppen into a conversation about the Oscars and politics (specifically my favorite topic, freedom of expression) on The Huffington Post. Leave it to the Huffington Post for these kinds of far-ranging and inclusive commentaries finally to be given space and room and sun and water. It’s up here on the politics page. Yours, Ming

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§374 · February 28, 2011 · Uncategorized · (No comments) ·


Is doing something cool enough for me to crow about it on Huffington Post’s Books Page. She began it at AWP, with a response to a troubling Hoagland poem, and she’s turning it into an open forum for discussion on race and writing. Check it out, and add to the voices!

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§370 · February 14, 2011 · Uncategorized · (No comments) ·


I am thoroughly pleased to announce the arrival of “The Loss Letters”, my Dusie Kollektiv chapbook with the incredible Bronwen Tate (managing editor at Stanford’s Mantis), available for purchase here. You can pay as little as 1 cent! Each copy is hand-sewn by Ms. Tate herself. She knows how to do these things, and also how to knit amazing hats and mittens and concoct beauty in the kitchen. She’s indubitably a […]

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§363 · February 1, 2011 · Uncategorized · (No comments) ·