Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (“ModPo”) Blog

Week 9 podcast recording

If you didn’t catch our webcast live earlier tonight, please watch the recording HERE. The video hasn’t been edited yet, so for now you will want to skip forward to 13:20 in order to see...

ModPo week 9 starts now

Please ponder these questions: Can you imagine a poem whose meaning is not intended? What if a poet, experimenting with the idea of the speaking self, decided to create a compositional process that in...

Week 8 begins!

Welcome to week 8, our brief encounter with the Language poets. The final three weeks of ModPo constitute what we call “chapter 9.” First chapter 9.1, week 8, is indeed about the Language poets....