Reading Update: Kazim Ali

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picked up Kazim Ali‘s new novel THE DISAPPEARANCE OF SETH. only about 40 pages in so will have some comments on it later. has anyone out there read any of ali’s poetry books? will anyone send me copies of his books?

in the meantime, listen to him at the fishouse here.

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you have to read this article he wrote: “Culture of Fear: Poetry Professor Becomes Terror Suspect” effed up!

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read this fantastic interview about his first book

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One thought on “Reading Update: Kazim Ali

  1. Great interview, thanks for the link. I like what he says about the rigors of the editing process and the states of "beginness" and "spiritual emptiness" required to coax poems into being. Speaks to the spareness and clarity of experience that you get from reading his poems.

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