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Phil Klay
Author of Redeployment. Co-host of Manifesto! A Podcast.
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Phil Klay 16h
Replying to @dleeku
Of course Tennyson is AWOL. Too busy seeking, striving, finding, not yielding...
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Anthony Domestico Feb 21
Happy birthday to W. H. Auden. Here's something I wrote about his poem "For the Time Being" a few years ago in :
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Kaitlyn Greenidge Feb 21
Happy Black History Month! In no particular order, here are some black 19th century women who fascinate me: 1) She's known only as Mary, but she's mentioned as being an elderly black woman baker who scammed her white customers into believing she'd been George Washington's nurse.
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Phil Klay Feb 21
Replying to @PhilKlay
...Cities like New York, Paris, San Francisco, London, and Los Angeles form an archipelago. They are islands, linked to each other across oceans, but disconnected from the parts of their society where they have exiled the remaining middle class.”
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Phil Klay Feb 21
Replying to @PhilKlay
...as the rightful preserve of the wealthy, their service workers, and those unfortunates too poor to leave...
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Phil Klay Feb 21
Replying to @PhilKlay
“In 2003, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg declared the island of Manhattan, home to more than a million and a half people, a “luxury product.” Derided at the time, it did seem to foreshadow an ascendant billionaire-technocracy vision of metropolitan cities...
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Phil Klay Feb 21
“I started reading about the homeless camps spreading across the western United States around 2014. My initial impression was that the stories were paranoid allegories about late capitalism and American greed.But the reports didn’t go away”
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Fairfield U. MFA Feb 21
Our amazing faculty include , , Ladee Hubbard, Baron Wormser, Bill Patrick, , (Dinty W. Moore), , Adriana Páramo, Hollis Seamon, Karen Osborn, Jennifer Vanderbes, and Carol Ann Davis
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Fairfield U. MFA Feb 21
It's application season and we are so excited to read your work! Come join a great low-res and work on the staff of and work with AMAZING faculty!
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America Magazine Feb 20
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Hunt Prize. This year, the prize will be awarded with in the category of ‘Poetry’. Complete details may be found at: Past laureates include:
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Phil Klay Feb 19
The Guardian calls my uncle Kevin O’Rourke’s A Short History of Brexit a “crisp, clear and quietly devastating history.”
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Phil Klay Feb 18
Is this account mistaking me for Klay Thompson? Or did my old, beat-up New Balances with a hole in them somehow end up at the NBA All-Star Game?
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Brian Castner Feb 18
This senior French artillery officer says from inside the Coalition what many of us have been saying from outside: the destruction of ISIS didn't have to mean the rubblization of eastern Syria and northern Iraq. /thread
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Phil Klay Feb 18
“Suffering is real, but ‘suffering’ is a sing-song, that is to say, cant.”
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Sheila O'Malley Feb 15
“When I was an Infantry First Sergeant, I wrote a review of Ezra Pound’s poetry for the Fort Benning Infantry journal. The troops showed no overt reaction.” - Charles Willeford. Informative article a/b this amazing writer: I did not know much of this!
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Phil Klay Feb 17
Wu Tang’s greatness is not totally unrelated to their taste in movies
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Phil Klay Feb 17
Latest episodes have been superb
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Phil Klay Feb 17
Replying to @thomaschattwill
More seriously though, wouldn’t the gulf between Tupac’s persona and his life suggest he’s an early example of this? The romantic and sometimes treacly attitude you find in him is at stark odds with what you see in Biggie, for example
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Phil Klay Feb 17
Replying to @thomaschattwill
I agree with this tweet, just like Tupac would have.
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Manifesto! A Podcast Feb 17
Apologies for the delay. There is a new Manifesto! coming soon, on Accelerationism. Our art will be American Reflexxx by Signe Pierce and Alli Coates
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