Kara Candito

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Modern Art, Mole and Mezcal in Mexico City

June 18, 2012 | No Comments | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

  I spent the first eleven days of June in Mexico City, where I saw a lot of contemporary art, walked and walked, trolled some bookstores, ate delicious food, took a short trip to Puebla and Cholula, and worked on a multimedia […]

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New Poems and Other Online Miscellany

June 4, 2012 | No Comments | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I have four poems in Connotation Press’s  June 2012 Poetry Congeries (edited by John Hopenthaler), which features poems and translations by Mitchell L. H. Douglas, Brian Henry, Aleš Debeljak, Michael Pettit, Ishion Hutchinson, Jan Beatty, Craig Challender, Daniel Nathan Terry, and Sally Bliumis-Dunn. Don’t miss the […]

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I’m a Rabbit and this is My Owl: On Beauty and the Female Poet’s Body

May 30, 2012 | 6 Comments | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Now that beauty-gate has blown over, I’d like to ask some uncomfortable questions about the role beauty may or may not play in shaping contemporary female poets’ experiences within writing communities. First, a brief recap: the beauty-gate scandal, as it was coined […]

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Zou Bisou Bisou: Uncomfortable, Also Playful & Public Sexual Innuendos (Subtext: are we laughing yet?)

May 21, 2012 | No Comments | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Watching the season five premiere of Mad Men with two friends was, well, writhing on the sofa awkward and also hysterical when Jessica Pare, as Megan, Don Draper’s second wife (technically, third), serenades him at a surprise birthday party he already clearly […]

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