Monthly Archives: February 2003

Review: Abba Kovner’s Sloan Kettering

By Alyssa A. Lappen | February 2003 Sloan Kettering first appeared in Hebrew in 1987 as a single poema, an extended verse on Abba Kovner’s terminal struggle against throat cancer. He died of it in Israel in 1987. But … Continue reading

Poetry is News: Operation Counter-Intelligence

Transforming Literary Events into Pro-Arab Forums by Alyssa A. Lappen Big City Lit | February 2003 On Saturday, February 3, I had the supreme displeasure of attending a poetry event at the Poetry Project sponsored by Anne Waldman and Ammiel … Continue reading