CRITICAL WRITING IN PERIODICALS

"The Soft Hello," Salt Lick, Vol. 2, Nos. 1 & 2, 1972, Quincy, IL, pp. 50–62
    Untitled review of Tom Clark's Neil Young, in Rolling Stone, No. 113, July 20, 1972, San Francisco, CA, p. 60 
      "Opening," Maps 6, "Robert Duncan Issue," 1974, Shippenburg, PA, pp. 72–80
        "Surprised by Sign," in "The Dwelling Place: 9 Poets," Alcheringa, New Series, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1975, Boston University, Boston, MA, pp. 118–120
          Untitled review of Tom Marioni's Vision, in San Francisco Review of Books, Vol. 3, No. 2, June, 1977, pp. 17–18
            Untitled review of seven volumes of poetry and poetics, San Francisco Review of Books, Vol. 3, Nos. 3/4, July/August, 1977, pp. 36–37
              "Art with No Name," State of the Arts, Cultural News & Services (publication of the California Arts Council), Vol. 1, No. 10, November, 1997; republished in The Poetry Reading: A Contemporary Compendium on Language & Performance, edited by Steven Vincent and Ellen Zweig (published simultaneously as a Momo's Press book and as Shocks 7, 8, 9, San Francisco, CA, 1981), pp. 160–65
                "For Open Letter," in "The Politics of the Referent," Open Letter, Third Series, No. 7, Summer, 1977, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp. 89–93, reprinted in L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Supplement No. 1, June, 1980, New York, NY, no pagination

                "Disappearance of the World, Appearance of the World," A Hundred Posters, No. 14, February, 1977, Boston, MA, entire issue, reprinted in Art Contemporary, Vol. 2, No. 2/3, 1977, San Francisco, CA, pp. 10–11, 50–53, also reprinted in The Dumb Ox, No. 5, 1977 Northridge, CA, pp. 27–30; in "The Politics of Poetry—A supplement," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Supplement No. 3, October, 1981, New York, NY, no pagination; in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, edited by Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, IL, 1984, pp. 121–132; in Jean Baudrillard: The Disappearance of Art and Politics, edited by Williams Stearns and William Chaloupka, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1992, p. 27–37; translated into Croation as "Iscezvanje Reci, Pojavlijvanje Sveta" by Adrijana Marcetic in Delo, Vol. XXXV, No. 8, 1989, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, pp. 275–290; translated into German (and printed bilingually as "Verschwinden des Wortes, Erscheinen der Welt") in Amerikanische Poetologie: Lyriker and Lyrikerinnen der USA in Selbstaussagen und Gedichten—Eine Zweisprachige Auswahl, edited by Helmbrecht Breinig, (Bamberg, University of Bamberg Library, "Bamberger Editionen, Harald Wentzlaf-Eggebert, general editor, 1996); translated into Dutch as "De verdwijning van het word, De verschijning van de wereld," by Sascha Bru in Yang No. 191, November, 2000, pp. 385–393
                  "Ubeity," A Symposium on Clark Coolidge: Stations 5, Winter, 1978, Milwaukee, WI, pp. 19–22
                    "Nice," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 1, No. 1, February, 1978, New York, NY, no pagination, reprinted in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., p. 250
                      "Space May produce New Wor(l)ds," Montemora 4, 1978, New York, NY, pp. 289–290
                        "The Williams Influence," San Francisco Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 1, May, 1978, pp. 42–44
                          "Louis Zukofsky," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, No. 4, August, 1978, New York, NY, no pagination, reprinted in Paideuma, Vol. 7, No. 3, "Louis Zukofsky Issue," Winter, 1978, National Poetry Foundation, Orono, ME, pp. 405–406
                            "Breastwork," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 1, No. 2, April, 1978, New York, NY, no pagination
                              "For L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E," Vol. 1, No. 4, August, 1978, no pagination
                                "From 'Language Writing'," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 1, No. 5, October, 1978, no pagination
                                  "Benjamin Obscura," Renegade, No. 1, no date given, New York, NY, pp. 35–70, excerpted in L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 1, No. 6, New York, NY, 1979, no pagination, and in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., pp. 63–65
                                    Untitled review of Curtis Faville's Stanzas for an Evening Out, in San Francisco Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 7, March, 1979, pp. 24–25
                                      Untitled review of Robert Grenier's Sentences, in American Book Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, Summer, 1979, New York, NY, p. 12
                                        "Notes on the Relation of Theory to Practice," Paper Air, Vol. 2, No. 2, 1979, Blue Bell, PA, pp. 6–13
                                          "If by 'Writing' We Mean Literature," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 2, Nos. 9/10, October, 1979, no pagination, reprinted in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., pp. 167–168; translated into Spanish as "Si por 'Escritura' Queremos Decir Literatura" by Margarita Mele, in Nerter, No. 1, Otoño-Invierno, 1999, pp. 38–39
                                            "Zyxt," The Poets' Encyclopedia, Unmuzzled Ox, New York, NY, 1979, pp. 296–297, reprinted in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., p. 207
                                              "The New Sentence," Talks: Hills 6/7, 1980, San Francisco, CA, pp. 190–217, abridged in Claims for Poetry, op. cit., pp. 377–398, and in In the American Tree, op. cit. An abridged version translated into Danish by Line Brandt as "Den Ny Stæning" in Nye Stæninger, Legenda No. 2, 2001, København (Copenhagen), Denmark, pp. 45–59
                                                "Rewriting Marx," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 3, No. 13, December, 1980, no pagination; reprinted as "Re Writing: Marx," in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., p. 174; reprinted in "Money: A Poets' Symposium," edited by David Lehman, in Epoch, Vol. 38, No. 2, 1989, p. 166
                                                  "Introduction Collective au Movement de Language Poetry," co-authored with Barrett Watten, Steve Benson, Lyn Hejinian, Charles Bernstein, and Bob Perelman, translated by Jean-Pierre Faye, in Change, No. 41, March, 1981; published in English original as For Change in In the American Tree, National Poetry Foundation, Orono, ME, 1986, pp. 484–490 (dated here correctly as 1982); translated into "Serbocroation' as "Za Promenu" by Dubravka Djuric, in Delo, Vol. XXXV, No. 8, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, pp. 251–257
                                                    "Third Phase Objectivism," Paideuma, Vol. 10, No. 1, "George Oppen Issue," Spring, 1981, National Poetry Foundation, Orono, ME, pp. 85–89
                                                      "The Political Economy of Poetry," L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 4, 1981, New York, NY, simultaneously published as Open Letter, Fifty Series, No. 1, Winter, 1982, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, pp. 52–65; reprinted in From Artifice to Indeterminacy: An Anthology of Poetics from 1980 to the Present, edited by Christopher Beach (Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press, 1998, pp. 190–200); reprinted in Twentieth-Century Poetics: Poets on the Art of Poetry, edited by Dana Gioia, Dave Mason, and Meg Schoercke, McGraw-Hill, 2004
                                                        "Reading Ketjak," The Poetry Reading: A Contemporary Compendium on Language & Performance, edited by Steven Vincent and Ellen Zweig (published simultaneously as a Momo's Press book and as Shocks 7, 8, 9, San Francisco, CA, 1981), pp. 194–199; republished in Quarry West 34; Ron Silliman and The Alphabet, edited by Thomas A. Vogler, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, October, 1998, pp. 46–51
                                                          Untitled review of David Ignatow's Open Between Us, in American Book Review, Vol. 3, No. 6, September–October, 1981, p. 8
                                                            Untitled review of Bruce Andrews' Wobbling, in Sagetrieb, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring, 1982, National Poetry Foundation, Orono, Maine, pp. 155–158
                                                              "Identification, Reference, Mode," O.ars, No. 2, 1982, Cambridge, MA, pp. 132–134
                                                                "For Charles Bernstein has such as Spirit....," The Difficulties: Charles Bernstein Issue, Fall, 1982, Kent, OH, pp. 98–114
                                                                  "Migratory meaning: The Parsimony Principle in the Poem," Poetics Journal, No. 2, September, 1982, Oakland and Berkeley, CA, pp. 27–41; Translated as "Nomadisk Betydning" by Line Brandt in Nye Sætninger, Legenda No. 2, 2001, København (Copenhagen), Denmark, pp. 61–83
                                                                    Untitled review of Hannah Weiner's Little Books/Indians and Nijole's House, in Sulfur 5, 1982, op. cit. pp. 138–141
                                                                      Untitled review of William Bronk's Life Supports, in American Book Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, op. cit., pp. 18–19
                                                                        "Realism," in "Realism," Ironwood, No. 20, 1983, Tucson, AZ, pp. 62–70, reprinted in a corrected version, No. 21, 1983, pp. 142–149
                                                                          "Composition as Action," Poetics Journal, No. 3, May, 1983, Oakland and Berkeley, CA, pp. 73–76
                                                                            Untitled review of Kenneth Irby's Orexis, in American Book Review, Vol. 5, No. 5, July–August, 1983, op, cit., p. 12
                                                                              Untitled review of Beverly Dahlen's The Egyptian Poems, in Sulfur 11, 1984, Los Angeles, CA, pp. 184–185
                                                                                Untitled review of Philip Dow's 19 New American Poets of the Golden Gate, in San Francisco Chronicle, Review Magazine, May 13, 1984, pp. 4–6
                                                                                  Untitled review of Ted Hughes' River, in San Francisco Chronicle, Review Magazine, June 17, 1984, p. 8
                                                                                    "Spicer's Language," in Writing/Talks, edited by Bob Perelman, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, IL, 1985, pp. 166–191
                                                                                      "Statement for New Poetics Colloquium," in untitled collection published in conjunction with colloquium, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 1985; reprinted in Jimmy and Lucy's House of 'K', No. 5, November, 19885, pp. 17–19
                                                                                        "Different Languages," American Book Review, Vol. 7, No. 3, March/April, 1985, pp. 12–13
                                                                                          "Waves of Meaning," American Book Review, Vol. 7, No. 6, September/October, 1985, pp. 10–12, 23
                                                                                            "Steve McCaffery, Ron Silliman, Charles Bernstein: Correspondence: May, 1976–December, 1977," edited by Steve McCaffery, Lines, pp. 59–90
                                                                                              Untitled review of Barrett Watten's Progress, in San Francisco Chronicle, Review Magazine, Nov. 17, 1985, p. 12
                                                                                                "Stanza's in Meditation," Tramen, No. 4, 1986, no pagination
                                                                                                  "New Prose, New Prose Poem," in Postmodern Fiction: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide, edited by Larry McCaffery, Greenwood Press, New York, NY, pp. 157–174
                                                                                                    "Charles Bernstein," in Postmodern Fiction: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide, edited by Larry McCaffery, Greenwood Press, New York, NY, pp.  280–282
                                                                                                      "Lyn Hejinian,"  in Postmodern Fiction: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide, edited by Larry McCaffery, Greenwood Press, New York, NY, pp. 400–403
                                                                                                        "Barrett Watten," in Postmodern Fiction: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide, edited by Larry McCaffery, Greenwood Press, New York, NY, pp. 539–542
                                                                                                          "The Shipwreck of the Singular: The Evolution of the Sentence in George Oppen's Verse," Temblor, No. 5, 1987, pp. 117–19
                                                                                                            "'My Vocabulary Did This to Me,'" Acts, No. 6, 1987, pp. 67–71
                                                                                                              "Tight Corners," The Difficulties: David Bromige Issue, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1987, pp. 47–53
                                                                                                                "Pete Seeger and the Avant-Garde," Socialist Review, No. 92, Vol. 17, No. 2, March–April, 1987, pp. 120–28
                                                                                                                  "Postmodernism: Sign for a Struggle, the Struggle for the Sign," Poetics Journal, No. 7, September, 1987, pp. 18–39. Reprinted in Contemporary American Poet-Critics, op. cit.; translated into Serbian by Dubravka Djuric and published in Gradina, Vol. 26, No. 2–3, 1991, Nis, Yugoslavia, pp. 162–179
                                                                                                                    "Negative Solidarity: Revisionism and 'New American Poetics'," Sulfur, No. 22, Spring, 1988, pp. 169–179
                                                                                                                      "Poetry and the Politics of the Subject," Socialist Review, 88/3, July–September, 1988, pp. 61–68
                                                                                                                        "Terms of Enjambment," The Line in Postmodern Poetry, edited by Robert Frank and Henry Sayre (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press), pp. 183–184
                                                                                                                          Untitled note on Robert Duncan, American Poetry, Vol. 6, No. 1, Fall, 1988, p. 74
                                                                                                                            "Aesthetic Tendency and the Politics of Poetry," (co-authored by Barrett Watten, Lyn Hejinian, Carla Harryman, Steve Benson, and Kit Robinson), Social Text, No. 19/20, Fall, 1988, pp. 261–275
                                                                                                                              "Poets and Intellectuals," Temblor, No. 9, 1989, pp. 122–124
                                                                                                                                "Indeterminacy, Autonomy, Determination," Ottotole, No. 3, Spring, 1989, pp. 203–206
                                                                                                                                  "Poetry and the Politics of Everyday Life," Margin, No. 10, 1989, pp. 84–88
                                                                                                                                    Untitled contribution to a symposium on "Language Poetry," edited by Andrew Ross, Minnesota Review
                                                                                                                                      "Response to the Cream City Review (High vs. Low Art)," Cream City Review, date unknown
                                                                                                                                        "Canons and Institutions: New Hope for the Disappeared," in The Politics of Poetic Form: Poetry and Social Policy, edited by Charles Bernstein (New York: Roof Books, 1990), pp. 149–174
                                                                                                                                          "Unfinished Business: SR at 20," in program for 20th anniversary party of Socialist Review, November 17, 1990
                                                                                                                                            "What/Person: From an Exchange," co-written with Leslie Scalapino, in Poetics Journal, No. 9, June 1991, pp. 51–68
                                                                                                                                              "What Do Cyborgs Want? / (Paris, Suburb of the Twentieth Century)," in Jean Baudrillard: The Disappearance of Art and Politics, edited by William Stearns and William Chaloupka (St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1992), p. 27–37
                                                                                                                                                "I Wanted to Write Sentences: Decision Making in the American Longpoem," in Sagetrieb, Orono, Maine, Vol. 11, Nos. 1 & 2, Spring & Fall, 1992, pp. 11–20
                                                                                                                                                  "RSVP: David Hart and others," (responses to a survey on poetry by David Hart), in Verse, Fife, Scotland etc, Vol. 10, No. 1, Spring, 1993, pp. 110–112
                                                                                                                                                    "After Dark," in lower limit speech: a newsletter in poetics, No. 6, July, 1993, San Jose, CA, no pagination
                                                                                                                                                      "Positioning Theory," in lower limit speech: a newsletter in poetics, No. 6, July 1993, San Jose, CA, no pagination
                                                                                                                                                        "The Practice of Art," afterword to The Art of Practice: 45 Contemporary Poets, edited by Dennis Barrone and peter Ganick, Potes & Poets Press, 1994, pp. 371–379
                                                                                                                                                          "Wild Form," in lower limit speech: a newsletter in poetics, No. 9, June, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, npd; republished in Quarry West 34, Ron Silliman and The Alphabet, edited by Thomas A. Vogler, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, October, 1998, pp. 134–139
                                                                                                                                                            "The Task of the Translator: Watten's Leningrad," in Aerial 8, Barrett Watten issue, 1995, Washington, DC, pp. 141–168
                                                                                                                                                              "Oh my, Devon Miller-Duggan..." in an untitled email exchange between Devon Miller-Duggan, Ron Silliman and Chris Semansky from the CAP-L (Contemporary American Poetry) discussion group, reprinted in Famous Reporter, No. 13, Tasmania, Australia, 1996, p. 14
                                                                                                                                                                On "The Marginalization of Poetry by Bob Perelman," in The Impercipient Lecture Series, Vol. 1., No. 4, May 1997 (special issue devoted to Perelman's book, The Marginalization of Poetry), pp. 1–13. Reprinted in Jacket, No. 2, Dec. 1997 (see "Electronic Journals")
                                                                                                                                                                  "Silent Teacher," a memoir of Hannah Weiner, in "On Hannah Weiner, 1928–1997," Poetry Project Newsletter, No. 167, December 1997–January 1998, pp. 13–14
                                                                                                                                                                    "Who Speaks: Ventriloquism and the Self in the Poetry Reading," in Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word, edited by Charles Bernstein, Oxford University Press, pp. 360–178
                                                                                                                                                                      "Untitled email correspondence with Jeff Derksen" in PhillyTalks 3, Philadelphia, PA, January 21, 1998, no pagination
                                                                                                                                                                        "The Dysfunction of Criticism: Poets and the Critical Tradition of the Anti-Academy," in Poetics Journal, No. 10, Detroit, MI and Berkeley, CA, 1998, pp. 179–194
                                                                                                                                                                          "Post-Reading Discussion," in "Responses to (mostly) PhillyTalks 3 (Derksen/Silliman) & Post-Reading Discussion," PhillyTalks 6, edited by Louis Cabris, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, October 11, 1998, pp. 9–17
                                                                                                                                                                            "thought or feeling forming," (on the work of Robert Grenier) in Verdure, No. 3–4 September 2000–February 2001, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, pp. 57–60
                                                                                                                                                                              "What is to be done," published as "Progressiveness Now," in Masthead 2, issue 4, (originally an email posted to the Buffalo Poetics Listlistserve), September, 2001
                                                                                                                                                                                "Asterisk: Separation at the Threshold of Meaning in the Poetry of Rae Armantrout," in We Who Love to Be Astonished, edited by Laura Hinton and Cynthia Hogue (Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 2001), pp. 28–40
                                                                                                                                                                                  "Melnick's Pin," in Logopoiea, 2002
                                                                                                                                                                                    Silliman's Blog, 2002–present
                                                                                                                                                                                      "The Desert Modernism" and "A Forest For..." in Electronic Poetry Review, No. 4, 2002
                                                                                                                                                                                        "βαρβάρους " in A•bacus, Special Issue: "The War," 1 April 2003, no pagination
                                                                                                                                                                                          "Politics and Speed," in Removed for Further Study: The Poetry of Tom Raworth, edited by Nate Dorward, published as The Gig 13/14, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May, 2003, pp. 233–241
                                                                                                                                                                                            "My Twentieth Century," (written for in Poetry and the Year 2000, edited by Leslie Davis, Xurban Press, Westminster, CO, apparently unpublished), PLR: Prague Literary Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, Prague, The Czech Republic, pp. 1 & 4, 2003
                                                                                                                                                                                              "Stein at her Word," in Talisman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, No. 27, Winter, 2004, Jersey City, NJ, pp. 61–65
                                                                                                                                                                                                "A Study: Ron Silliman on Eileen Tabios and Her Poem 'Helen,' (from Silliman's Blog)" in Crucial Bliss Epilogues by Eileen Tabios, Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry, 2004, pp. 40–43
                                                                                                                                                                                                  "As to Violin Music: Time in the Longpoem," Jacket 27, Balmain, Australia, April 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                    "Some Thoughts on No Direction Home," The Bridge, No. 23, Winter 2005, pp. 77–81
                                                                                                                                                                                                      "Interview with Geof Huth," co-written with Crag Hill, E-x-c-h-a-n-g-e-V-a-l-u-e-s, July, 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                        "Four Contexts for Three Poems," on John Ashbery's Three Poems, in Conjunctions 49 as part of tribute to Ashbery's 80th birthday, 2007, pp. 283-301
                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Sharpiro's 'A Man Holding an Acoustic Panel'," in "Burning Interiors": David Shapiro's Poetry and Poetics, edited by Thomas Fink and Joseph Lease, Farleigh Dickenson University Press, Madison & Teaneck, NJ, 2007, pp. 117–122
                                                                                                                                                                                                            "Curator's Statement," in Cynthia Miller, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY, 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                              "Unlearning to Write," in Poets on Teaching: A Sourcebook, ed. Joshua Marie Wilkenson, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, IA, September, 2010, pp. 40–42; republished on Academy of American Poets website, Poets.org, September, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                "Sentences About a Loved Sentence," on Big Other website, November 10, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "On Robert Duncan, 'The Opening of the Field',"  publication of paper given at "Poetry of the 1960s: a Symposium" at Kelly Writers House" in December 2010; included in Jacket 2 in 2011. See also "Robert Duncan's notes on Ron Silliman's 'Opening'."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    "Un-scene, ur-new: The History of the longpoem and 'The Collage Poems of Drafts'," in Jacket 2, part of Rachel Blau DuPlessis feature, December 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "Say Hey, of Pens and Pennants,"  in Poetry Magazine, July/August 2012
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