CFP: Creative Writing II, Poetry at MMLA 2017 – Deadline Extended to 4/15/17

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of poetry as an act of resistance.

We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that are socially conscious and politically engaged.

Please send [ … ]

New Chapbook from Moria Books/Locofo Chaps: A Continuum of Force

A Continuum of Force, by Francesco Levato, is a documentary poetics project that examines the material implications of Latin American otherness as constructed through U.S. policy, specifically via the erasure of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Use of Force Policy, Guidelines and Procedures Handbook—a set of policies that discursively constructs a criminalized other while [ … ]

Erasing the Inauguration: A Free Online Political Poetry Workshop

In this moment of emboldened racism, misogyny, homophobia, and xenophobia, I believe it crucial that our work as poets be socially conscious and politically engaged. To that end, I am starting a series of free online workshops where we will explore the writing of poetry as an act of resistance, of disobedience, and of rebellion. [ … ]

Chicago School of Poetics Celebrates 5th Anniversary!

New classes and fall schedule online.

Classes start November 3rd and we have 6-week online courses designed to give you the opportunity to work with our faculty in a shortened format that costs less and requires less of a time commitment. Check out our new courses Digital Poetics: Introduction and Poetry as Socio-Political/Cultural Practice, and returning [ … ]

Digital Poetics track launches at Chicago School of Poetics

This spring we are launching a digital poetics track at the Chicago School of Poetics. The first course offering, Digital Poetics: Introduction, is open for registration now. More information is below.

Digital Poetics: Introduction
This course serves as an introduction to digital literature, with a specific focus on poetry. During the course of the session [ … ]

CFP – Digital Humanities – MMLA – Due April 5th

The Digital Humanities section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of digital production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We invite proposals that broadly interpret [ … ]

CFP – Creative Writing II: Poetry – MMLA – Due April 5th

The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of borders and bordering as imagined across multiple modes of poetic and scholarly production. The MMLA conference will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, November 10-13, 2016.

We welcome [ … ]

Francesco Levato & Amish Trivedi at Myopic Books, Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm

Francesco Levato & Amish Trivedi at Myopic Books, Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm

Saturday, November 7 at 7:00pm
Myopic Bookstore
1564 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Francesco Levato is a poet, translator, and new media artist. Recent books include Endless, Beautiful, Exact; Elegy for Dead Languages; War Rug, a book length documentary poem; and Creaturing (as [ … ]

Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference — Proposals for Seminar-Workshops OPEN

The Poetics Program at SUNY, Buffalo is pleased to announce:

Submission of proposals for participation in Seminar-Workshops at Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years Conference — April 9-10, 2016 — is now OPEN.

Please see below for a general description of how seminars will run and for submission instructions.

For descriptions of specific seminars and a conference schedule: http://poeticsthenext25years.wordpress.com.

Deadline [ … ]

Seeking Poets In Residence for Poetry Center of Chicago’s Hands on Stanzas Program

Seeking Teaching Artists for 2015-16
Poets In Residence with the Hands On Stanzas Program

The Poetry Center of Chicago is seeking a new Poet In Residence to teach poetry reading, comprehension, writing, and performance to Chicago Public School students during the 2015-16 academic year.

Qualified applicants will have a strong background as a working poet, will have [ … ]

Early registration discount for fall classes at Chicago School of Poetics

Fall classes start November 8th, and the early registration discount is available until 10/10/15.

6-week online poetry courses designed to give you the opportunity to work with our faculty in a shortened format that costs less and requires less of a time commitment. Check out our returning classes like Poetry and Feminist Theory, Pulse Poem Pulse, [ … ]

Literature and Human Rights (CFP for ACLA 2016)

Please consider submitting a paper to the following ACLA seminar:

Organizer: Sonali Perera, Hunter College, City University of New York (sonali.perera@hunter.cuny.edu)

Co-Organizer: Janice Ho, University of Colorado, Boulder (janice.ho@colorado.edu)

This seminar will explore the historical and ideological conjunctions between literary forms and discourses of human rights. On the one hand, human rights have been celebrated for representing a [ … ]

Executive Director Opening, Guild Literary Complex, Chicago, IL

The Guild Literary Complex is a 26-year-old, community-based literary organization that presents diverse, divergent, and emerging voices through innovative programs including performances and readings. We put on approximately 30 to 40 events per year.

The Executive Director of the Guild Complex is a stimulating, creative, and visible position. S/he works with a number of artists and [ … ]

Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry to Charles Bernstein and Giuseppe Conte

The 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry has been awarded to Charles Bernstein and Giuseppe Conte. The prize was founded in 2012 by the Hungarian PEN Club (an affiliate of International PEN). In 2014, Yves Bonnefois (France) and Adonis (Syria) won the prize, which is modelled on the Nobel Prize for Literature. In [ … ]

Call for participation: Twitter-based, long-form collaborative poem

I’m interested in working on a series of collaborative, long-form poems using Twitter as a writing platform. As a constraint-based system (140 characters, one line at a time), Twitter lends itself to exquisite corpse-like compositions, and for this project I would like to extend that work to include appropriated language, chance operations, overwriting of each [ … ]

1 week until Textile Poetics Workshop in Chicago with Jill Magi. Register today.

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Time: 1-4 p.m. Central Time
Location: The Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 East Washington Street, Pedway East, Chicago IL 60602

The Poem Is Woven All Around: We live as weft threads: walking through landscapes over which we have both no control and over which we exert our influence. This is also [ … ]

Textile Poetics Workshop in Chicago with Jill Magi, July 11th

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Time: 1-4 p.m. Central Time
Location: The Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 East Washington Street, Pedway East, Chicago IL 60602

The Poem Is Woven All Around: We live as weft threads: walking through landscapes over which we have both no control and over which we exert our influence. This is also [ … ]

Textile Poetics Workshop in Chicago with Jill Magi, July 11th

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Time: 1-4 p.m. Central Time
Location: The Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 East Washington Street, Pedway East, Chicago IL 60602

The Poem Is Woven All Around: We live as weft threads: walking through landscapes over which we have both no control and over which we exert our influence. This is also [ … ]

One-Day Workshop in Chicago with Jill Magi (textile poetics)

One-Day Workshop in Chicago with Jill Magi (Chicago School of Poetics)
Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2015
Time: 1-4 p.m. Central Time
Location: The Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 East Washington Street, Pedway East, Chicago IL 60602

The Poem Is Woven All Around: We live as weft threads: walking through landscapes over which we have both no [ … ]

Call for Essays on Latino/a Poetics

Latino/a Poetics is a one-of-a-kind collection of essays that gathers thinking about Latino/a poetry and its nature and function from Latino/a poets in the United States from all walks of life. This anthology collects essays on the art of poetry by new, emerging, and established Latino/a poets. Latino/a Poetics will be useful for first-time and [ … ]

HUDSON VALLEY WRITERS GUILD: 2015 Poetry Contest

HUDSON VALLEY WRITERS GUILD

2015 Poetry Contest Submission Guidelines

Contact:  Jan Marin Tramontano
jantramontano@gmail.com
518-588-5537

The Hudson Valley Writers Guild is pleased to announce this year’s poetry contest. Cash prizes will be awarded to first ($100), second ($75), and third place ($50) poems. The winning poets will be invited to read their winning submissions at [ … ]

CFP MMLA: Creative Writing II (Prose) – Deadline Extended

2015 MMLA Convention

Call for Papers: Permanent Section – Creative Writing II (Prose)

Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting them as dangerous to the very fabric of that society; an anxiety that [ … ]

Last week to register for spring classes – Chicago School of Poetics

Classes start April 6th and we have 6-week online courses designed to give you the opportunity to work with our faculty in a shortened format that costs less and requires less of a time commitment. Check out new courses like Sentenced to Gender, and returning courses like Pulse Poem Pulse, and Poetics Levels 1 and [ … ]

Classes start April 6th, Register today – Chicago School of Poetics

Classes start April 6th and we have 6-week online courses designed to give you the opportunity to work with our faculty in a shortened format that costs less and requires less of a time commitment. Check out new courses like Sentenced to Gender, and returning courses like Pulse Poem Pulse, and Poetics Levels 1 and [ … ]

This Saturday – Erika L. Sánchez & Willie Perdomo at Myopic Books

Saturday, March 21 - Erika L. Sánchez & Willie Perdomo
at Myopic Books, 7 pm

Erika L. Sánchez is a Fulbright Scholar, CantoMundo Fellow, Bread Loaf Scholar, and winner of the “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Pleiades, Boston Review, “Latino USA” on NPR, Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Viking 2015), and is forthcoming in Poetry magazine. [ … ]

CFP MMLA – Border(ing) Anxiety: Constructions of a Biopolitical Other

MMLA – Creative Writing II: Prose

The force of biopolitics in contemporary society marks boundaries beyond geopolitical borders, inscribing otherness on bodies simultaneously necessary to the functioning of society, while abjecting them as dangerous to the very fabric of that society; an anxiety that reimagines and reproduces disciplinary power structures employed in the regulation, control, and [ … ]

Early registration discount ends Friday – Chicago School of Poetics

Classes start April 6th and we have 6-week online courses designed to give you the opportunity to work with our faculty in a shortened format that costs less and requires less of a time commitment. Check out new courses like Sentenced to Gender, and returning courses like Pulse Poem Pulse, and Poetics Levels 1 and [ … ]

One week until Dodie Bellamy’s online workshop

Class runs: February 28th, 2015 / 1-4pm CST
Location: online at the Chicago School of Poetics
Student/educator pricing available.

Description:
The Beating of Our Hearts: Embodiment and the Turn to Content. With all the intense political realities bombarding us these days, many experimental poets are directly expressing overt content. This prose workshop/seminar will explore one path [ … ]