Category Archives: Nouvelles: News

Runner-up in Asymptote’s Close Approximations Contest

I’m very pleased and honored to have been chosen as one of two runners-up in the international translation journal Asymptote’s Close Approximations translation contest, judged by Eliot Weinberger. Read my translation of an excerpt from Sylvie Kandé’s Neverending Quest For the Other Shore here in Asymptote’s January 2014 anniversary issue. Read the judge’s comments in… Read More »

Amy King Rules on the Rumpus

Amy King incomparably flings some truth at arrogance over at The Rumpus: this is a must-read for the poetry reader. Amy takes on, and takes down, Marjorie Perloff, Vanessa Place and Kenneth Goldsmith, notably: PART 1 HERE PART 2 HERE The notion that Conceptual Poetry is nothing new is nothing new per se, nor is… Read More »

Reprise du weblog: Weblogging once again

I hereby announce that I will resume sporadic blogging as of today, March 5th, 2013. This renewal will, in time, involve redesigning the blog’s visual layout, updating my press, publication and biography pages, and gradually discussing or revealing the numerous developments of the last four years. Thank you for reading or returning. Until Soon, The… Read More »

Poem on Rewords: Poème sur Rewords

Read my new silly nonsense poem, in French with a quick-and-dirty English translation, on Rewords. Lisez mon nouveau poème non-sensique, en français avec approximative traduction anglaise, sur Rewords.

Pierre Jourde sur Caramboles (BibliObs): Pierre Jourde on Caramboles (Nouvel Observateur Book Critics’ Weblog “BibliObs”)

Pierre Jourde, romancier et critique littéraire, parle très généreusement de Caramboles sur “Confitures de Culture”, son weblog sur BibliObs. BibliObs est le site de critique littéraire du Nouvel Observateur. Merci, Pierre, pour votre enthousiasme! *** Pierre Jourde, French novelist and literary critic, has many generous things to say about Caramboles on his weblog “Confitures de… Read More »