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Thad Ziolkowski

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  • 16 years ago

    Language Poetry still makes nearly everything else in the contemporary scene seem like overplayed, lobotomized Motown compared to its stringent hip-hop. But there's a dizzying variety of tendencies under the Language Poetry tent, ranging from Zaum...

  • 16 years ago

    Lee Ann Brown's Polyverse was selected by Language Poet Charles Bernstein to be published in the prestigious New American Poetry Series. That's noteworthy, given the sectarian nature of poetry scenes—Brown's is hardly the sort of ironic, wari...

  • 16 years ago

    The title Some Words brings to mind John Ashbery's first book, Some Trees, but whereas Ashbery is arch, baroque, and whimsical, Bronk is somber, classically simple, gnomic: "To live without solace is possible because/solace is trivial: none is eno...