January 2012

Contact Info:

gtanta AT gmail DOT com
http://www.facebook.com/people/Gene-Tanta/751228241
https://twitter.com/#!/genetanta

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1802856.Gene_Tanta

http://berkeley.academia.edu/GeneTanta

Poems:

http://almostisland.com/winter_2011/gene_tanta.php
http://qarrtsiluni.com/tag/gene-tanta/
http://www.blazevox.org/bk-gt2.htm
http://www.knivesforksandspoonspress.co.uk/theknivesforksandspoonspress/H-L.html
http://sevencornerspoetry.blogspot.com/2010/10/featured-poet-gene-tanta.html
http://www.cartographerelectric.org/2010/10/xpmk-an-illuminated-chapbook-by-gene-tanta/
http://www.drunkenboat.com/db12/01poe/tanta/index.php
https://www.pshares.org/authors/author-detail.cfm?intAuthorID=6542
http://www.beardofbees.com/acosmei.html

Interviews:

http://www.thethepoetry.com/2010/12/aesthete-and-propagandist-an-interview-with-gene-tanta/
http://www.madhattersreview.com/issue12/interview.shtml
http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-43425-Chicago-Teachable-Moments-Examiner~y2010m4d27-Gene-Tanta

Reviews:

http://www.thethepoetry.com/2012/01/reflections-on-the-now-festival-of-new-writing-in-san-diego-2011
http://www.montevidayo.com/?p=1918
http://souslespavesonline.wordpress.com/

http://www.thethepoetry.com/2011/11/why-poetic-collaboration-matters/

http://intercapillaryspace.blogspot.com/2011/04/soup-was-hairier-than-usual-review-of.html
http://samizdatblog.blogspot.com/2010/09/gene-tantas-unusual-woods.html
http://www.thethepoetry.com/2010/11/a-ghost-sonnet-in-gene-tantas-unusual-woods/

Links to poems, interviews, and reviews.

by Gene Tanta on January 16, 2012

in Uncategorized

Poems:

http://almostisland.com/winter_2011/gene_tanta.php
http://qarrtsiluni.com/tag/gene-tanta/
http://www.blazevox.org/bk-gt2.htm
http://www.knivesforksandspoonspress.co.uk/theknivesforksandspoonspress/H-L.html
http://sevencornerspoetry.blogspot.com/2010/10/featured-poet-gene-tanta.html
http://www.cartographerelectric.org/2010/10/xpmk-an-illuminated-chapbook-by-gene-tanta/
http://www.drunkenboat.com/db12/01poe/tanta/index.php
https://www.pshares.org/authors/author-detail.cfm?intAuthorID=6542
http://www.beardofbees.com/acosmei.html

Interviews:

http://www.thethepoetry.com/2010/12/aesthete-and-propagandist-an-interview-with-gene-tanta/
http://www.madhattersreview.com/issue12/interview.shtml
http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-43425-Chicago-Teachable-Moments-Examiner~y2010m4d27-Gene-Tanta

Reviews:

http://www.montevidayo.com/?p=1918
http://souslespavesonline.wordpress.com/
http://www.thethepoetry.com/2011/11/why-poetic-collaboration-matters/
http://intercapillaryspace.blogspot.com/2011/04/soup-was-hairier-than-usual-review-of.html
http://samizdatblog.blogspot.com/2010/09/gene-tantas-unusual-woods.html
http://www.thethepoetry.com/2010/11/a-ghost-sonnet-in-gene-tantas-unusual-woods/

So, I just got back from attending my first &NOW Festival of New Writing in San Diego. Overall, I enjoyed the balance of panels celebrating experimentation and panels attempting to engage texts or movements more critically. I am writing to document my interactions with Johannes Göransson and Vanessa Place, not because I have a rigid plan to offer, but because we need to find ways to have such difficult and complex conversations, rather than tending to shy away from them feeling relatively justified in the sacred name of our pleasure. Poetry and poetics matter because words create the contours of what we can do.

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