BOOKS & ARTICLES ON SILLIMAN'S WORK

“Signification (On Ron Silliman’s The Chinese Notebook),” by Bruce Andrews, Margins, Milwaukee, 1975; republished in Paradise & Method: Poetics & Praxis (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1996), pp. 173–175

“’Mohawk’ and ‘Ketjak’,” by Barrett Watten, in  “Ron Silliman Feature,” L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 1, No. 4, August, 1978, op. cit., no pagination

“’Ketjak’,” by Bob Perelman, San Francisco Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 4, October, 1978, pp. 22–23

“The Tenderloin Times,” by Dwight Chapin, San Francisco Examiner, Jan. 7, 1979, Section B, p. 1

Ketjak in San Francisco,” by Steve Benson, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 2, No. 8, June, 1979, no pagination; reprinted in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., pp. 272–273

“’Sitting Up, Standing, Taking Steps’,” by John Yau, The Downtown Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1979, p. 25

“’Sitting Up, Standing, Taking Steps’,” by Henry Hills, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, Vol. 3, No. 11, January, 1980, no pagination; reprinted in The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book, op. cit., pp. 273–274

“On the Bus,” by Evelyn Pine, Artbeat, May/June, 1981, San Francisco, CA, p. 31

“What Does This Do With You Reading?” by Jed Rasula, Poetics Journal, No. 1, January, 1982, Oakland and Berkeley, CA, pp. 66–67

“After Sentence, Sentence,” by Michael Davidson, American Book Review, September–October, 1982, op. cit., p. 3

“The Crisis at Present: Talk Poems and the New Poet’s Prose,” Poet’s Prose: the Crisis in American Verse, by Stephen Fredman, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1983, pp. 134–169

Untitled review of ABC and 4 other books, by Geoffrey O’Brien, VLS 25 (Voice Literary Supplement), The Village Voice, April, 1984, pp. 8–9

“The Word as Such,” by Marjorie Perloff, American Poetry Review, Philadelphia, PA, Vol. 13, No. 3, May/June, 1984, pp. 15–22; reprinted in Dance of the Intellect, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1986

“Letter, Word, Sentence,” by Fred Moramarco, San Diego Reader, pagination and date not known (probably 1984 or 1985)

Total Syntax, by Barrett Watten, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, IL, 1984, throughout

“The Fourth Wave” by Wilbur Wood, Bay Guardian, April 3, 1985, pp. 14–22

The Difficulties: Ron Silliman Issue, op. cit., edited by Tom Beckett; includes untitled interview by Tom Beckett,  “Places in Hayward” by Larry Eigner,  “Ron Silliman” by Hannah Weiner,  “Corpses that Devour Their Own Flesh” by Bruce Andrews,  “‘The Community of Sound’” by Rae Armantrout,  “‘Exorcise Your Monkey’: Reading ‘Ketjak’” by Jerry Estrin, “Silent Tjanting: Notations for Translation,” by Chris Domingo and David Martin,  “A Note on ‘Tjanting’,” by David Bromige,  “Plus + Mysterious / Life – Like Labor” by Robert Grenier,  “Taking a Stand” by James Sherry,  “?s to .s” by Alan Davies,  “Narrating Narration: The Shapes of Ron Silliman’s Work,” by Charles Bernstein,  “Ron Silliman: A Bibliography,” by Tom Beckett

“All That Heaven Allows: Paradise in the Trenches,” by Joel Lewis, Poetry Project Newsletter, No. 117, December, 1985, pp. 1, 8

Untitled review of Paradise, unsigned (but by Brad Morrow) in Conjunctions, No. 8, 1986, p. 256

“Looming on/in Paradise,” by Bill Luoma, The Archive Newsletter, UCSD Libraries, Winter, 1986, pp. 14–17

“Tenderloin Poets Publish Two Volumes of Verse,” by Emily Cutler, Tenderloin Times, February, 1986, p. 10

“New Language of the Muses,” by David Melnick, San Francisco Chronicle, Review Section, April 6, 1986, p. 5

Untitled review of The Difficulties, by Sylvester Pollet, Sagetrieb, 1986, p. 154

Untitled review of The Difficulties: Ron Silliman Issue, by John Byrum, PLGC NWSLTR: The Poet’s League of Greater Cleveland Newsletter, Vol. 12, No. 1, Spring, 1986, pp. 5–6

“What I See in the Silliman Project,” by Thomas White (pseudonym for Stephen Rodefer), Jimmy & Lucy’s House of  “K,” No. 6, May, 1986, pp. 137–145; republished in Chicago Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, Winter 2009, Chicago, pp. 53–59

“Silliman’s Paradise,” by Fanny Howe, Poetics Journal, No. 6, 1986, pp. 133–134

“What is ‘Language Poetry’?” by Lee Bartlett, Critical Inquiry No. 12, Summer, 1986, pp. 741–752

“From the Language Poets,” by Robert Creeley, San Francisco Chronicle, Review Section, September 28, 1986, p. 8

“Silliman’s Phoenix: A Bird of ‘Paris dyes,”’ by Steve Abbott, Poetry Flash, No. 163, October, 1986, pp. 1, 9, 20

“Another Look at ‘The Tree’,” by Tom Clark, San Francisco Chronicle, Review Section, October 12, 1986, pp. 14–15

“Ron Silliman,” by Rae Armantrout, Postmodern Fiction: A Bio– Bibliographical Guide, edited by Larry McCaffery, Greenwood Press, New York, NY, 1986, pp. 503–505

“Life in Poetry City,” by Ken Edwards, City Limits, London, UK, January 1–8, 1987, no pagination

Untitled review of The Difficulties: Ron Silliman Issue, by John Bryum, Small Press, January–February, 1987, pp. 69–70

Untitled review of In the American Tree, unsigned, in Small Press Book Review, March–April, 1987, pp. 9–10

Untitled review of In the American Tree by Chuck Cody, The Archive Newsletter, Spring 1987, pp. 32–35

“Reading the Words,” review of In the American Tree, by Stephen–Paul Martin, American Book Review, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1987, p. 20

“Contemporary Poetry, Alternate Routes,” by Jerome J. McGann, Critical Inquiry, Vol. 13, No. 3, Spring, 1987, pp. 624–647; reprinted in Social Values and Poetic Acts: The Historical Judgment of Literary Work, Harvard University Press, Cambridge and London, UK, 1988

“‘Stalin as Linguist,”’ by Tom Clark, Partisan Review, Vol. LIV, No. 2, 1987, pp. 299–304 

Untitled commentary by Jim Hartz and Sam Moorman, The American Poetry Archive News, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring, 1987, p. 5

Untitled review of In The American Tree (in Serbian) by David Albanari, Pismo, No. 10, Yugoslavia, Summer, 1987, pp. 243–244

Untitled review of Paradise by Dan Beaver, Gargoyle, 32/33, 1987, p. 323

“Language Writing,” by Jerome J. McGann, London Review of Books, October 15, 1987, pp. 6–8

Untitled review of In the American Tree by Michael Duff, Small Press, October, 1987, pp. 72–73

“Language Poetry, 1971–1986,” by Don Byrd, Sulfur 20, 1987, pp. 149–157

“The Words Are Never Our Own,” by George Hartley, Temblor, No. 6, 1987, pp. 137–138

“The New Sentence and the Commodity Form: Recent American Writing,” by Andrew Ross in Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture, ed. by Cary Nelson and Lawrence Grossberg, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1987, pp. 361–380

Untitled review of The New Sentence, unsigned (but by Kevin Killian or Dodie Bellamy), in Traffic No. 7, October–December, 1987, p.2

Untitled review of In the American Tree, by Ken Edwards in Reality Studios, Vol. 9, 1987, pp. 87–90

“The Science of Writing,” by Richard Silberg, Poetry Flash, No. 178, January, 1988, pp. 1, 4–7

“My First Try at the Tree,” by David I. Sheidlower, Jimmy & Lucy’s House of  “K,” No. 8, January, 1988, pp. 31–36

“Ett f_rnyat intresse f_r spraket,” by Gunnar Harding, Dagenns Nyhetter, Sweden, January 27, 1988

“Reading Ron Silliman’s BART on Bart: Serial Syntax and Paradise,” by Rob Wilson, American Poetry, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter ,1988, pp. 33–41

Untitled review of In the American Tree, by Bill Mohr, Aerial, No. 4, 1988, pp. 92–101

Untitled review of In the American Tree by Alan Golding, American Poetry, Vol. 5, No. 3, Spring, 1988, pp. 93–96

“Radical Collages,” by Hank Lazer, The Nation, July 2–9, 1988, pp. 24–26; reworked slightly as   “Outlaw to Classic: The Poetry of Charles Bernstein and Ron Silliman,” Chapter 1 of Opposing Poetries, Vol. Two: Readings (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1996) pp. 6–18

“Sentences in Space,” by George Hartley, Temblor, No. 7, 1988, pp. 89–91; reprinted on the Electronic Poetry Center website

“Many Messages, Complex Rhythms,” by Dawn Kolokithas (later Dawn-Michele Baude), San Francisco Chronicle, Review Section, p. 7, October 30, 1988

“Ron Silliman: Non–Hierarchical Perception,” in Open Form and the Feminine Imagination: The Politics of Reading in Twentieth–Century Innovative Writing, by Stephen–Paul Martin, Maissoneuve Press, Washington, 1988, pp. 173–185

“Notes sur Quelques Poetes Americains,” by Joseph Simas, Action Poetique, Nos. 113–114, 1988, pp. 131–134

“‘Deficit Writing’,” by Bruce Campbell, Temblor, No. 8, 1988, pp. 9–10

“Skewed by Design: From Act to Speech Act in Language–Writing,” by Michael Davidson, paper presented at the MLA, December, 1988

“Opposing Poetry,” by Hank Lazer, Contemporary Literature, Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring, 1989, pp. 142–150; republished under the same title as chapter 2 of Opposing Poetries: Vol. One: Issues & Institutions (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1996), pp. 37–46

“Indifference: Mike Bidlo and Ron Silliman,” by Thad Ziolkowski, Sulfur 24, Spring, 1989, pp. 204–210

Academic argle–bargle in Montana,” by Cyra McFadden, San Francisco Examiner, Sunday, May 21, 1989, p. E-1, E-4

“‘Negative Solidarity’ Revisited – an editorial assemblage,” Temblor, No. 9, 1989, p. 118

A Compliment to Ron Silliman’s ‘Negative Solidarity’ in Sulfur 22 & A Note on Lyrical Contention,” by Benjamin Hollander, Temblor, No. 9, 1989, pp. 119–120

A Note on Silliman’s ‘Negative Solidarity’ in Sulfur 22,” by David Levi Strauss, Temblor, No. 9, p. 121

Untitled review of What, unsigned (by Kevin Killian and/or Dodie Bellamy), Traffic, No. 11, June–August, 1989, p. 6

Textual Politics and the Language Poets, by George Hartley, University of Indiana Press, 1989, throughout

Untitled review of What, by Linda A. Frost, Minnesota Review, 1989, pp. 154–157

“The New Sentence” review (in Spanish with English translation) by Carmen Africa Vidal, Arena: International Art, Madrid, Spain, December, 1989, pp. 110–111

“The Lightweight Contenders’ New Clothes,” by William Harmon, Parnassus, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 99–124

“A Paradigm Lost: Ron Silliman’s Paradise and the Archaeology of Language,” by Stephen-Paul Martin, Sagetrieb, Vol. 8, Nos. 1 & 2, Spring and Fall, 1989, pp. 201–208

“Ideology and Theory in Recent Experimental Writing, or, The Naming of ‘Language Poetry’,” by Michael Greer, boundary 2, Vol 16, Nos. 2/3. pp. 335–355

“The Seduction of Mimi: Language Maligned,” by Robert Buckeye, Contact II, Spring, 1990, pp. 56–58

“Wittgensteiniana,” by Charles Bernstein (review of The Age of Huts and several other books), Fiction International, 1990, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 72–84

“The Genealogy of Postmodernism: Contemporary American Poetry,” by Albert Gelpi, The Southern Review, Summer, 1990, pp. 517–541

“The Alphabet, Spelt from Silliman’s Leaves (A Heideggerian Dialogue),” by Anne Mack and J.J. Rome (pseudonyms for Jerome McGann), South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 4, Fall, 1990, pp. 737–759

“The Body of Politics and the Politics of Form,” by Don Wellman, O.ars, No. 8, Winter, 1990/91, pp. 92–95

“Ron Silliman: una poeta L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E,” by Manuel Brito, Syntaxis 25, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spring, 1991, pp. 101–106

“Regarding the Issue of ‘New Forms,’” by Nathaniel Tarn, in Views from the Weaving Mountain: Selected Essays in Poetics & Anthropology, American Poetry, College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1991 (apparently first published in Tyuoni), reprinted in Jacket, No. 6, 1998

Untitled review of Leningrad by Marjorie Perloff, Sulfur 29, Fall, 1991, pp. 216–221

Language Poetry: Writing as Rescue, by Linda Reinfeld, Louisiana State University Press, 1992, throughout

“Toward a Wittgensteinian Poetics,” by Marjorie Perloff,” Contemporary Literature, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, Summer, 1992, pp. 191–213; reprinted in a revised format  as  “Running Against the Walls of Our Cage,”  in Wittgenstein’s Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary, University  of Chicago Press, 1996, (see especially pp. 200–205)

“Textured Information: Politics, Pleasure, and Poetry in the Eighties,” by Roger Gilbert, Contemporary Literature, Vol. XXXIII, No. 2, Summer, 1992, pp. 243–274

“Appearance of a World,” by Ray Davis, 1992. Published on his website: Pseudopodium

“Parataxis and Narrative: The New Sentence in Theory and Practice,” by Bob Perelman, American Literature, Vol. 65, No. 2, June, 1993, pp. 313–324; published as chapter four of The Marginalization of Poetry (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996), pp. 59–78; republished 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. 24–48

“Reading & Writing Ron Silliman’s Demo to Ink,” by Hank Lazer, and  “Paratactics and Hypostrategies (a response to Ron Silliman’s ‘Positioning Theory’),” by Tyrus Miller, lower limit speech, No. 7, Fall, 1993, no pagination

“Language Poetry,” by Michael Davidson, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, edited by Alex Preminger and T.V.F. Brogan, Princeton University Press, 1993, pp. 675–676 (see also “American Poetry,” pp. 47–66)

“A Poetics of Its Own Occasion,” by Paul Mann, Contemporary Literature, Vol. XXXV, No. 1, pp. 171–181

“‘A Silly Corpse?’: The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets, Stein, and the Nonsense of Reference,” in Touch Monkeys: Nonsense Strategies for Reading Twentieth–Century Poetry, by Marnie Parsons, University of Toronto Press, 1994, pp. 170–205

“Save Silliman from The Alphabet,” by Gary Sullivan, Exile, Vol. 2, No. 3, Summer, 1994, p. 2

Untitled review of N/O, by Peter Ganick, Poetic Briefs, No. 19, August, 1995, pp. 13–14

“Fra Stein til Waldrop: sprogdigtningen og de nye prosadigtere,” by Michel Delville, translated from the French into Danish by Claus Schatz–Jakobsen in Den Blå Port: Tidsskrift for Literature, 33/95, København (Copenhagen), Denmark, pp. 17–30

“Do Tell: Ketjak and Stein’s Narration,” by Tom Marshall, in “Contemporary Poetry, Alternate Routes: Reading Ron Silliman,” MLA 111th Convention, Chicago, December, 1995

“Composing the Social: Poetic Form and Social Formation in the Work of Ron Silliman,” by Steve Evans, in  “Contemporary Poetry, Alternate Routes: Reading Ron Silliman,” MLA. 111th Convention, Chicago, December, 1995

“What the El: Lit and Other Word Wiggles,” by Tom Vogler, in  “Contemporary Poetry, Alternate Routes: Reading Ron Silliman,” MLA. 111th Convention, Chicago, December, 1995

Listed in Contemporary Poets, sixth edition, St. James Press, 1995
Literary Voice: The Calling of the Jonah, by Donald Wesling and Tadeusz Slawek, State University of New York Press, 1995

“Self/Ideology: Corpses that Devour Their Own Flesh,” by Bruce Andrews (reworked from The Difficulties, 1985) in Paradise & Method: Poetics & Praxis (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1996), pp. 208–214

“Reading & Writing Ron Silliman’s Demo to Ink,” by Hank Lazer (republished from lower limit speech, 1993) in Opposing Poetries: Vol. Two: Readings (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1996), pp. 168–176

Untitled Review of Demo to Ink by Tom Vogler, Traffic, No. 17, Spring 1996, pp. 4–5

“Disappearance of Theory, Appearance of Praxis: Ron Silliman, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, and the Essay,” by William Lavender, in Poetics Today, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer, 1996, pp. 181–202

“Shadow and Ash,” by Samuel R. Delaney, in Longer Views: Extended Essays (Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press, 1996), pp. 144–173

“Ron Silliman,” by Thomas Marshall, in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 169: American Poets since World War II, Fifth Series edited by Joseph Conte (Detroit: Bruccoli Clark Layman, Gale Research, 1996), pp. 253–266

“Mr. Silliman Sale del Campus y Escribe Poesía Contemporánea,” by Manuel Brito (in Spanish), Cauderno del Ateneo de La Laguna, No. 2, 1997, pp. 27–30

This L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E,” by Kate Lilley, Jacket No. 2, 1997
New, Newer, and Newest American Poetries,” by Alan Golding, Chicago Review, Vol. 43, No. 4, 1997, pp. 7–21; reprinted in The World in Time and Space: Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry in Our Time, edited by Edward Foster and Joseph Donahue, Talisman House Publishers, Jersey City, New Jersey, 2002, pp. 684–694

A Chance to Write: Paoli Resident’s Pew Grant Leaves Time for Poetry,” by Aileen E. Gallagher, in Arcade, Vol. 5, No. 20, arts supplement to Suburban Publications newspapers, July 16, 1998, p. 9 (Photos by John Welsh)

Market analyst–poet Ron Silliman receives Pew Trust artistic grant,” unsigned (but written by Michael Globetti), TSS Access, Vol. 4, No. 3, July/August, 1998, West Chester, PA, p. 13 (internal newsletter of IBM)

Language Poetry and the New Prose Poem,” in The American Prose Poem: Poetic Form and the Boundaries of Genre, by Michel Delville, University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1998, pagination unknown


Poetics, Polemics and the Question of Intelligibility,” by Ben Friedlander, Postmodern Culture, September, 1998

Responses to (mostly) PhillyTalks 3 (Derksen/Silliman) & Post–Reading Discussion,” PhillyTalks 6, edited by Louis Cabris, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1998 (entire issue), including  (among other works), “I Used to Be Amused. Now, I’m just Disgusted,” by Andrew Klobucar, “untitled,” by Michael Magee,  “PhillyTalks #3 (Notes After Reading),” by Ben Friedlander,  “A Response to Ron Silliman and Jeff Derksen,” by Peter Jaeger

Quarry West 34: Ron Silliman and The Alphabet, edited by Thomas A. Vogler, University of Santa Cruz, includes "E-mail interview with Ron Silliman," by Thomas C. Marshall and Thomas A. Vogler; "'Nevermore' than: Form, Content and Gesture in Ketjak," by Thomas C. Marshall; "Education, Equality and Ethnography in The Alphabet," by Hank Lazer; "Public Poetry, Ron Silliman and the Value of Writing,"  by Tyrus Miller; "The Labor of Repetition," by Lytle Shaw; "Reading Silliman Writing," by Thomas A. Vogler; "The Language Poet as Autobiographer," by Marjorie Perloff, October, 1998
"Tottel's," entry in A Secret Location on the Lower East Side: Adventures in Writing, 1960–1980, written and edited by Steven Clay and Rodney Phillips in conjunction with the show by the same name at the New York Public Library (New York: NY Public Library/Granary Books, 1998), pp. 242–244
"Language Poetry and the Lyric Subject: Ron Silliman's Albany, Susan Howe's Buffalo," in Critical Inquiry, Vol. 25, No. 3, Spring 1999, pp. 405–434, reprinted in a revised form as "Language Poetry and the Lyric Subject: Ron Silliman's Albany, Susan Howe's Buffalo," by Marjorie Perloff, in Differentials: Poetry, Poetics, Pedagogy, University of Alabama Press, 2004, pp. 129–154
"The Secret History of the Equal Sign: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E between Discourse and Text," Barrett Watten, Poetics Today, Vol. 20, No. 4, Winter 1999, pp. 581–627
"Poetry of Play, Poetry of Purpose: The Continuity of American Language Poetry," John R. Woznicki, Moria: A Poetry Journal, Vol. 2, No. 4, Spring, 2000
Paper on Legend, given by Estaban Pujals at "Transgressing Boundaries and Strategies of Renewal in American Poetry," May 18–20, 2000, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
"Verse vs. Verse: The Language Poets are taking over the academy but will success destroy their integrity," by Andrew Epstein, Lingua Franca, Vol. 10, No. 6, September, 2000, pp. 45–54
"Poets reflect through modernist mirror," by Lauren Bialystok, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 18, 2000
"Opgelet. Hier spreekt het kapitalisme," by Geert Buelens (in Dutch), in Yang No. 191, November, 2000, pp. 394–395
Untitled review of ® in "Pouch Notes," by Dale Smith, in The Possom Pouch, April 2001
"Sætninger," by Per Aage Brandt, in Nye Sætninger, Legenda No. 2, 2001, København (Copenhagen), Denmark, pp. 129–132 (in Danish)
"Language Poetry: Dissident Practices and the Makings of a Movement," by Eleana Kim, in Readme No. 4, May, 2001
"Canadian Feminist Writing and American Poetry," by Eugenia Sojka in CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2001
"A Short History of Language Poetry / According to 'Hecuba Whimsy'," by Ben Friedlander, in Qui Parle, Vol. 12, No. 2, Spring/Summer 2001, pp. 107–142, reprinted in Friedlander's Simulcast: Four Experiments in Criticism, University of Alabama Press, 2004
"Ron Silliman," by Robert Miltner in Encyclopedia of American Poetry, edited by Eric Haralson, Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, New York, NY, pagination unknown
"The Political 'World' of the Language Poets," in Ideological Content and Political Significance of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, by John R. Woznicki, Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY, Queenston, Ontario, Canada and Lampeter, Ceredigion, Wales, UK, 2002, pp. 151–214
"Quoting the Culture: The New British Sentence and the Politics of Parataxis in the Avant-Garde 1914-2001," by Alan Muntin in Critical Survey, Vol. 1, Issue 14, 2002, p. 22
"Z-Sited Path: Late Zukofsky and His Tradition," by Mark Scroggins, in The World in Time and Space: Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry in Our Time, edited by Edward Foster and Joseph Donahue, Talisman House Publishers, Jersey City, NJ, 2002, pp. 147–160
"'If This Were the Place to Begin': Little Magazines and the Early Language Poetry Scene," by Susan Venderborg, in The World in Time and Space: Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry in Our Time, ed. by Edward Foster and Joseph Donahue, Talisman House Publishers, Jersey City, NJ, 2002, pp. 298–320 (see especially "Transforming the Image: A Modern Tottels," pp. 303–304)
"Language Writing," by Susan M. Schultz, in The World in Time and Space: Towards a History of Innovative American Poetry in Our Time, edited by Edward Foster and Joseph Donahue, Talisman House Publishers, Jersey City NJ, 2002, pp. 321–332
"A Complex Realism: Reading Spring and All as Seminal for Postmodern Poetry," by Donald Wellman, in William Carlos Williams and the Language of Poetry, ed. by Burton Hatlen and Demetres Tryphonopoulos, National Poetry Foundation, Orono, Maine, 2002, pp. 297–317
"The Days of Our Blogs," by Brian Kim Stefans in The Poetry Project Newsletter, No. 192, December 2002–January 2003, pp. 5–6
Jezik, Poezija, Postmodernizam: Jezička Poeizija U Kontekstu Moderne / Postmoderne Američke Poezije, by Dubravka Đurić (Oktoih 2002, Belgrade, Serbia)
"Ron Silliman's Language Poetry," by S.F. Danckaert, Hillsdale Collegian, April 24, 2003, Hillsdale, MI
"El autor al poder: Internet weblobs o la muerte del editor," by Sergio Coddou, El Mercurio, 9 June, 2003–06–18, Santiago, Chile
"Language Poetry and Collective Life," by Oren Izenberg, Critical Inquiry, Vol. 29, No. 4, Autumn, 2003, Chicago, IL, pp. 132–159
"The (Writers) Workshop," by Kathryn Mingione, photographs by Luigi Ciuffetelli, Main Line Today, March 2004, pp. 50–57, (esp. pp. 52, 54–55)
Simulcast: Four Experiments in Criticism, by Benjamin Friedlander, University of Alabama Press, 2004, throughout
"'Isn't the avant-garde always pedigocial': Experimental Poetics and/as Pedagogy," by Alan Golding, in Poetry and Pedagogy, eds. Joan Retallack and Juliana Spahr, Palgrave Macmillan, February, 2006, pp. 13–29; previously published in a shorter form in The Iowa Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2002, pp. 64–70
"'What about all this writing?' Williams and Alternative Poetics," by Alan Golding in Textual Practice, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2004, pp. 265–282
"Line and Rhythm," by Dale Smith in House Organ, No. 48, Fall, 2004, no pagination
Untitled review of Under Albany by Mark Tursi in Rain Taxi Online Edition, Spring, 2005

Untitledreview of Under Albany by Frances Raven in Double Room, No. 6, Fall, 2005 / Winter, 2006
"Poetry Off the Books: The Internet is where poetry proliferates," by Craig Morgan Teicher, Publishers Weekly, April 10, 2006, pp. 22–25
"Publishers Covet the Well-Placed Blog," by Cheri Hanson, Vancouver Sun, Weekend Review section, September 30, 2006, p. C10
"The Passion of Becoming an Object," by Carla Billitteri, Paideuma 35.1-2, Spring-Fall 2006, pp. 17-32
"Silliman Commentaries," by Brian Kim Stefans, Before Starting Over, Salt Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2006, pp. 214–237 (includes "July 02, 2003: 'Silliman on Lowell'," pp. 214–221; "July 04, 2003: 'The Third Way, Etc.'," pp. 222–224; "July 07, 2003: 'Bells & Whistles'," pp. 225–228; "July 08, 2003: 'More CPR for Silliman and Lowell'," pp. 229–233; and "July 09, 2003: 'Further Notes from the Underground'," pp. 234–237)
"The Poetry of Questions," by Thomas Fink, Jacket 34, Balmain, Austalia, 2007
"N/O by Ron Silliman," review by Eric Hoffman, galatea resurrects #8, November 29, 2007
Untitled review of Under Albany, author unknown, in Publishers Weekly, Vol. 254 Issue 16, 2007, p. 34
"Sunset Debris by Ron Silliman: Interrogation as a Form of Poetry," by Luminita Suse, LuminitaSuse.com, 2007
"Meaning, Unmeaning & the Poetics of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E, by Suman Chakraborty, The Indian Review of World Literature in English, Vol. 4, No. 1, January, 2008
Untitled review of The Age of Huts (compleat), by Alan Davies, Poetry Project Newsletter, New York, NY, February/March 2008, pp. 19–21
"Ron Silliman's Masterful 'The Age of Huts'," by Ted Burke, on his weblog Ted Burke Like it or Not, March 7, 2008
"'There is No Content Here, Only Dailiness': Poetry as Critique of Everyday Life in Ron Silliman's The Age of Huts," talk given by Andrew Epstein at "Poetry of the 1970s" conference, sponsored by the National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine, Orono, June 2008; expanded version published as a chapter of Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture by Andrew Epstein, Oxford University Press, New York, 2016, pp. 197-228
"Ron Silliman's The Chinese Notebook and the Materialities of Communication," talk given by Scott Pound at "Poetry of the 1970s" conference sponsored by the National Poetry Foundation at the University of Maine, Orono, June, 2008
"Hypnotist-Collectors: The 'New Sentence' in Cage and Silliman," talk given by Stan Apps at "Poetry of the 1970s" conference, University of Maine, Orono, June, 2008
"Contestatory Writing Practices in the San Francisco Bay Area in the Seventies—New Sentence, New Narrative—What Subject(s)? What Bodies? What Politics?" by Robin Tremblay-McGaw, paper for "Poetry of the 1970s" conference sponsored by the National Poetry Foundation at the University of Maine, Orono, June, 2008
"The Small Press Traffic School of Dissimulation," by Kaplan P. Harris, part of "New Narrative—New Sentence—New Left" panel at "Poetry of the 1970s" conference sponsored by the National Poetry Foundation, University of Maine, Orono, June, 2008
"Age of Huts (Compleat)," untitled review by William Christipher Purdom, Philadelphia Public Art website, undated
"Considering the Long Poem: Genre Problems," by Rachel Blau DuPlessis, paper for "A Conference on the Long Poem," University of Sussex, Brighton, May, 2008
"The Alphabet," review by Peter Skinner, ForeWord Magazine, January/February, 2008
"The Alphabet," review by John Herbert Cunningham, The Quarterly Conversation, 2008
"Ron Silliman's Ketjak, a micro review," by J. Spencer, The Scrambler, Issue 20, July 2008
"'Language Poetry'? It's All Words," review of The Alphabet, by Andrew Ervin, Philadelphia Inquirer, 2008
"Reading Ron Silliman's The Alphabet," review by C.A. Conrad, on his weblog PhillySound: New Poetry, November 30, 2008
"Reading on the Bus: Ron Silliman's Tjanting," review by Frederika Van Elburg, in Ka Mate Ka Ora: NZEPC, no. 5, University of Aukland, Aotearoa, New Zealand, 2008
"Ron Silliman," review of Age of Huts, by Kristin Prevallet, Chicago Review, Summer, 2008
"Sentence and Reference in Ron Silliman," by Manuel Brito, unpublished 
"The Materialization of Prose: Poiesis versus Dianoiain the work of Godzich & Kittay, Shklovsky, Silliman and Agamben,"  by William Watkin, Paragraph, Volume 31, Number 3, November 2008, pp. 344-364 
"Naming the Unnameable: giving [gap] voice in the face of New [ ] sentence," by Jeroenn Nieuwland on his weblog Transversalinflections, February, 2009
"American poet will bring the A to Z of modernism to the festival," by Katie Popperwell, Manchester Evening News: CityLife, May 1, 2009, p. 18
"The Age of Huts (Compleat)," review by Rob Schlegel, Boston Review, July/August, 2008
"Alcheringa, 'The Dwelling Place' and Structuralist Tendencies," by Danny Snelson, Mimeo Mimeo, No. 3, Brooklyn, NY, Autumn, 2009
"Strips: Scientific Language in Poetry," in Textual Practice, 23, 2009, pp. 947-958
"As It Stands: Innovation, the Post-Avant, and Current Publishing Practices," by Amy De'Ath, on her blog, Amy De'Ath, November, 2009
"'Garfield,' by Ron Silliman: An Analysis," by Rudy Burkhardt, at Princemyshkins.com, no date specified
"Ron Silliman: The Ethnicization of the Avant-Garde," in Race and the Avant-Garde, by Timothy Yu, Stanford University Press, 2008, pp. 38–72
"The Alphabet," review by Tom Bourguignon, in Pleiades, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2009
"Performing Ketjak: The Theater of the Observed," by Nasser S. Hussain in Postmodern Culture, Vol. 20, No. 1, September, 2009
"The Alphabet," review by Bill Mohr, in Or: A Literary Tabloid, Seismicity Editions, October, 2009
"Poetry as Reality. Over The Alphabet," (in Dutch) by Samuel Vriezen, in Rekto:Verso 28, Nov/Dec, 2009
"The Residual Work: Tjanting and the Poetics of Experience," by Andy Gricevich, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"Questioning the Limits of Language: The New Sentence in Ron Silliman's Poetry and Poetics," by Manuel Brito, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"From Practice, To Reading," by T.C. Marshall, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"Projective Recursion: The Structure of Ron Silliman's Tjanting," by William Watkin, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"What," by Jordan Davis, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"'Pay More Attention': Silliman's BART and Contemporary 'Everyday Life Projects'," by Andrew Epstein, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"No Content Left," by Ian Keenan, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"The Labor of Repetition: Silliman's 'Quips' and the Politics of Intertextuality," by Lytle Shaw, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"Close Readers," by Dale Smith, in "Ron Silliman Feature," Jacket 39, 2010
"The Wreading Experiment: Performative Strategies for Teaching Women's Innovative Poetries," by Emily Carr, Feminist Teacher, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2010, pp. 273-274
Procedural Form in Postmodern American Poetry: Berrigan, Antin, Silliman, and Hejinian, by David W. Huntsperger, Palgrave Macmillan, March, 2010
"Articulating a Poetics," by Jacob Russell, on his weblog, The Reading Experience, August 16, 2010
Untitled micro-review of The Alphabet, by Andrew Schelling in "Attention Span 2010," on Third Factory/Notes to Poetry website, September 18, 2010 
Means Matter: Market Fructification of Innovative American Poetry in the Late 20th Century, by Manuel Brito, Peter Lang Publishers, Bern, Switzerland, 2010 
"What's So New about the New Sentence?" by A. D. Jameson, on his weblog, Big Other, December 19, 2010  
 "Vanishing Points: Language Poetry Remembered," by Barry Schwabsky, in The Nation, January 31, 2011, pp. 33–36  
 "Tangibility of the Word," by Daniel Green, in berfrois, electronic journal, August 29, 2011
"Objectivism in L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poetics," from Articulating Space: Short Essays on Poetry by Jessica Smith, Argotist Online, 2011

"Language Writing and the Burden of Critique," by Scott Pound, Canadian Literature, Autumn, 2011, pp. 9-26

"Lineation in the Land of the New Sentence," by Karla Kelsey, in A Broken Thing: Poets on the Line, edited by Emily Rosko & Anton Vander Zee, U. of Iowa Press, Iowa City, 2011, pp. 138-141
“'Baseball over Tea-Cakes': Major League Baseball in American Avant-Garde Poetry from Imagism to L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E,” by Richard Parker, NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture, Volume 20, Number 2, Spring 2012, pp. 87-100

“'A' and the A's: Louis Zuko'v'sky goes West,” by Richard Thomas Arie Parker, Textual Practice, Volume 26, Number 6, 2012, pp. 1065-1080
"'The Volley Maintained Nears Orgasm': Rae Armantrout, Ron Silliman, and the Cross-Gender Collaboration," by Andrew Epstein, in Among Friends: Engendering the Social Site of Poetry. Eds. Anne Dewey and Libbie Rifkin, University of Iowa Press, 2013, pp. 171-190
"Songlines and Entropy in Ron Silliman's Ketjak," by Penelope Galey-Sacks, in Etudes Anglaises: Flirting with Form, issue #12, 2012

“American Language Poetry,” by Zhang Ziqing, Foreign Literatures 2012  #1 (overall number 32), China, February 2012, pp. 19-30 (in Chinese)

“Exclusive Offer: Ron Silliman,” by Cyril Korchagin, Translit # 13, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2013, pp. 45-49 (in Russian)
    Revelator – Ron Silliman,” by Sam Rowe, Full Stop, no location given, October 17, 2013

    Ron Silliman. Revelator, by Seth Abramson," "Contemporary Poetry Reviews, #27. AWP Edition," Huffington Post, no location given, Huffington Post, February 22, 2014 

    "Prathna Lor on Ron Silliman: Revelator", no location given, Lemon Hound, February 28, 2014

    "Ron Silliman's Northern Soul," by Frank Davey, Frank Davey's Blog, June 9, 2014
     
    "Against Apocalypse: A Review of Ron Silliman's Revelator"by Jessica Smith, Jacket2, Philadelphia, June 24, 2014

     "Ron Silliman & the Judging of Julian Assange," by Frank Davey, Frank Davey's Blog, July 12, 2014

    "Nykyrunon kuningas saapuu Suomeen," ("The current king of the poem arrives in Finland") by Antti Berg, Helsingin sanomat ("Helsinki Times"), August 21, 2014, p. B4

    "Kymysen taidosta," ("Asking How") by Teemu Manninen, Helsingin sanomat ("Helsinki Times"), August 24, 2014, p. C20

    "Kapinoiva kielirunous,"   ("Rebellious Language of Poetry") by Teemu Manninen, Helsingin sanomat ("Helsinki Times"), August 24, 2014, p. C20

    "Against Conceptual Poetry," by James Yeary, Rain Taxi, Winter 2014, v. 19, no. 4, pp. 42-43

    "Time-lapse Poemography: Ron Silliman's Poetry of Accretion," by Elisabeth Joyce, Jacket2, January, 2015

    "Notes on Silliman and Poesis," by Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Journal of Poetics Research, February, 2015


    "Best Book of 2008: The Alphabet," by Rae Armantrout, Granta, January 2016


    "Northern Soul" by Andy Jackson, Dundee University Review of the Arts, May 16, 2016 

    Experimentalism as Reciprocal Communication in Contemporary American Poetry: John Ashbery, Lyn Hejinian, Ron Silliman, by Elina Siltanen, John Benjamins Publishing Co., Amsterdam / Philadelphia, 2016