Virtual Sense of Place

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May 122009
 
Virtual Sense of Place

Check out my new hypertext essay: Virtual Sense of Place: Terrain.org and the Online Nexus of Literature and Place The premise: Whether virtual or actual, what drives strong community and a sustainable nexus between the built and natural environments is sense of place. The purpose of this interactive position statement is to explore sense of […]

Late Night Bits on Poetry

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Jan 282009
 

I’ve just finished reading Paul Muldoon’s Moy Sand and Gravel (2002), which won the Pulitzer Prize, and I have to say that, mostly, I just don’t get it. Which brings me to a larger question that’s always swirling in my mind when I think of verse: How does one decide what good poetry is? I […]

Terrain.org’s Symbiosis Issue Now Onlline

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Jan 112009
 

Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments is pleased to announce the launch of Issue No. 23, with the theme of “Symbiosis,” at http://www.terrain.org/. This issue features an interview with Scott Russell Sanders; essays by Sharman Apt Russell, Stephen Trimble, and Deanne Stillman; articles on Sustainability and the Pringle Creek Community and Saving […]

Terrain.org’s Understory / Overgrowth Issue Now Online

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Jul 112008
 

The newest issue of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments (http://www.terrain.org/) is No. 22, with the theme of “Understory / Overgrowth.” It’s online now, and is our biggest so far: Columns Three Catastrophes, One Sky, guest editorial by Kieran Suckling, Center for Biological Diversity Editorials by Simmons B. Buntin, David Rothenberg (with […]

New York City and AWP List

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Jan 292008
 

In case you haven’t heard (is it possible?!), I’ll be in New York City for the annual AWP Conference and Bookfair from January 31 to February 2. Here’s where — if you’re around — I hope you’ll catch up with me: Terrain.org Table at AWP ConferenceJoin Terrain.org at the AWP Conference Bookfair at the New […]

Terrain.org Issue No. 21 : Islands & Archipelagos : Now Live!

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Jan 112008
 

Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments Winter/Spring 2008 Issue Now Online: http://www.terrain.org Issue No. 21 — Islands & Archipelagos — features a rich mix of contributions: Columns – Guest Editorial: “Restoring Abundant Oceans” by Andrew Sharpless, Oceana– Simmons B. Buntin scribes a portrait of Fernando at Bahía de Loreto– David Rothenberg plays […]

You and Me and AWP

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Jan 042008
 

Like apparently just about everyone (it’s sold out at 7,000 attendees!) I’ll be at the annual AWP conference and bookfair in New York City from January 31 to February 2. Join me at: Table #480 for Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, at the Hilton’s Americas Hall II, access from 3rd floor […]

Long Time No Post

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Sep 282007
 

But such are the ways of a return to grad school. So here are a couple Terrain.org updates I’m excited about, ahead of Issue No. 21, with the theme of “Islands & Archipelagos,” which launches January 10, 2008. I’m pleased as punch to confirm that this issue’s interview will be with natural history author David […]

Convergence

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Jul 112007
 
Convergence

Today is a happy convergence of three things: 1) Terrain.org’s newest issue is out the door (yay!), 2) the monsoon season has begun here in Tucson (yay!), 3) last night I found out (by sort of inviting myself, but so be it) that I’ll be reading poetry with Eric Magrane as part of the Cushing […]

Terrain.org’s Issue No. 20 : Community Sustained : Now Online

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Jul 102007
 

Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments is pleased to announce our newest issue: Issue No. 20 : Community Sustained : www.terrain.org Columns Guest Editorial : “Grassroots Good, Communities of Change” by Erik Hoffner, Orion Grassroots Network Simmons B. Buntin’s The Literal Landscape : “A Taco Stand in Every Neighborhood” David Rothenberg’s Bull […]