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Issue #4       I N T E R V I E W S * R E V I E W S * E S S A Y S       Spring / Summer 2001

E d i t e d   b y   G a r y   S u l l i v a n

This issue is dedicated to the memory of Ramez Qureshi, 1972-2001

I n t e r v i e w s

John Ashbery / Rolf Belgum / Mairéad Byrne / Martin Corless-Smith
Benjamin Friedlander / Kenneth Goldsmith / Kevin Killian / Sheila E. Murphy
Julie Patton / Fatimah Tuggar / Mark Wallace

E s s a y s

Benjamin Friedlander on Lisa Robertson / Nada Gordon on Bernadette Mayer
Arielle Greenberg on
Conferences / Eleana Kim on Language Poetry
Murat Nemet-Nejat
Is Poetry a Job, Is a Poem a Product
Ramez Qureshi
Rothko and the Sublime / Chris Stroffolino on Lineage
Eileen Tabios on
Jose Garcia Villa

C h a p b o o k s

Bob Harrison Coup Sticks / Susan Landers No Clearance in Niche
Mark Wallace from
Dead Carnival

P o e t r y

John Ashbery / Mairéad Byrne / Benjamin Friedlander /
Kenneth Goldsmith / Nada Gordon & Gary Sullivan / Küçük Iskender
Kevin Killian / Ange Mlinko / Sheila E. Murphy
Rick Snyder / Alan Sondheim

R e v i e w s

Joe Safdie on Ammiel Alcalay / Alan Sondheim on Mairéad Byrne
Ange Mlinko on
Jordan Davis and Brenda Iijima
Alan Sondheim on
Stacy Doris / Carol Mirakove on Buck Downs
Murat Nemet-Nejat on
Hafiz / Henry Gould on Lissa Wolsak