Monthly Archives: April 2006

free wireless at the library

a guy using the library "internet cafe" Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. My network was down and so I headed over to the library to get some work done. It was surprisingly cosy, pleasant, and welcoming out on the sidewalk … Continue reading

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provocations

While I’m writing all this feminist criticism I do find that I spend a lot of time describing and refuting sexist criticism. There should actually be a special category or word for works that especially offend, that are so egregiously … Continue reading

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Flora & Fauna & poems, oh my

04-21-06_1618.jpg Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. I help to organize the Art21 series of poetry readings in Palo Alto, and am going to miss tonight’s reading. But I had to drop by in the afternoon to drop off the amp … Continue reading

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all the poets, they studied rules of verse….

It’s not the first time I’ve noticed but I’m annoyed this morning at how Spain is apparently not part of “European poetry”. It must take a lot of effort to keep doing the Spain Is Invisible Dance. You know a … Continue reading

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More about the SXSWi women’s visibility panel

(reposted) Here’s my notes from before the panel. It’s still rough notes – I tried to lay out the idea very quickly. I also want to note that Ayse, Jan, Tara, Virginia and I all talked a lot over email … Continue reading

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the poetics of programming

I’ve been getting tech recruiter calls steadily for the last few years. They’ve stepped up in the last couple of months. The deal is, I don’t have control over an old server I used to be on, and so can’t … Continue reading

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Lambda Lit night

lemon drop + mojito = I take photos of myself in the bathroom Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. I blame the Lambda Award reading last night and “Betty’s List” for this photo of me feeling good and just a little … Continue reading

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damning with faint praise and no space

After two years of research, reading prefaces to anthologies of Latin American poetry and descriptions of women poets in literary histories, I’m a veteran of hateful sexism. You’d think I’d be inured to it.   But this sentence dripped with such … Continue reading

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