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<em>The Paris Review Daily</em> on Paul Muldoon’s First Chapbook <em>Knowing My Place</em>

Poetry News

On December 2nd, PEN American Center will auction seventy-five annotated first editions by accomplished writers including Jane Smiley and Don DeLillo, with all proceeds to benefit PEN: a literary [...]
FOUND: In France, A Rare Shakespeare Folio

Poetry News

At a public library in St-Omer, France, librarians recently discovered a previously unaccounted-for first folio of Shakespeare’s plays. The discovery brings the total number of known, remaining [...]
Video From Bernadette Mayer’s Recent Visit to Kelly Writers House

Poetry News

Jacket2 highlights video of Bernadette Mayer at Kelly Writers House in October, where she was a guest during a live interactive webcast hosted by the open online course, “ModPo.” [...]
Black Lives Matter: A Roundup of Worthy Reads

Poetry News

In the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury non-indictment, this poetry-news day is a slow one. Or is it? Some links we feel might be worth a moment of your time: 1. Audre Lorde’s [...]
<em>Los Angeles Review of Books</em> Reviews the Letters of Gary Snyder and Wendell Berry

Poetry News

Counterpath recently published The Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder: a tome that many fans of both poets have been looking forward to, as Berry and Snyder have written to one another for the [...]
Surrealism Is a Romantic Critique of the Avant-Garde from Within

Open Door

[Editor's Note: Garrett Caples delivered a version this talk at the Poetry Foundation on November 6, 2014 as part of the Harriet Reading Series. Other "Open Door" features can be found here.] I begin [...]
Walking & Talking With Amaranth Borsuk & Andy Fitch

Poetry News

Despite what’s most visible, Amaranth Borsuk and Andy Fitch do much more than look adorable for BOMB Daily: They walk “along the Poudre River [in Colorado] amid scattered showers,” [...]
Lost Letter That Inspired ‘On the Road’: FOUND!

Poetry News

Wow! Breaking news! NPR reports that a long-lost letter Neal Cassady wrote to Jack Kerouac, which inspired On the Road, has been re-discovered! The eighteen-page letter, written by Neal Cassady and [...]
Entropy Brings All the Presses Together

Poetry News

The “entire Entropy community” starts off the best-of-the-year lists sure to come with their own Best of 2014: Presses, Magazines, Publishers & Journals. “This list brings [...]
Allan Kornblum, Coffee House Press Founder, Passes Away at the Age of 65

Poetry News

Allan Kornblum, the founder of Coffee House Press, passed away this weekend due to complications from chronic lymphocytic leukemia: he was 65. As the founder of Coffee House Press, Kornblum believed [...]
‘Our Almost Instinct Almost True’: Clive James Reviews a Philip Larkin Biography at <em>NYT</em>

Poetry News

At the New York Times Sunday Book Review, Clive James unlocks a new biography of the acclaimed British poet, Philip Larkin. The new biography by James Booth, underscores why Larkin’s writing [...]
Change Begins in Art: Ursula K. Le Guin’s Amazing NBA Acceptance Speech

Poetry News

We’d be remiss if we didn’t highly recommend the speech from Ursula K. Le Guin at the National Book Awards, video of which is now online (see below). Le Guin, who was honored at the [...]
Cole Heinowitz Writes a Signal Piece on Ammiel Alcalay

Poetry News

At Boston Review, Cole Heinowitz writes about poet, novelist, translator, scholar, professor, activist, editor, and “signal force of cultural recovery” Ammiel Alcalay. While his work on [...]
It’s Allen Tate!

Poetry News

Remarkably, Allen Tate is referenced in a total of nineteen “Writers at Work” interviews, published by The Paris Review. However, he missed the opportunity to speak for himself, as the [...]
Very Scary: <em>The Paris Review Daily</em> Unlocks Secrets to Two American Book Ceremonies

Poetry News

For those who are still asking the five journalistic questions about the 2014 National Book Awards, The Paris Review Daily invites readers who have some bravery, to hop on a magical mystery tour of [...]
Save <em>The Capilano Review</em>!

Poetry News

The Capilano Review needs your help! This incredible magazine has just lost its funding from Capilano University in Canada. If you’re like us, returning over and over to read Lisa [...]
Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, Luis J. Rodriguez, Visits KPCC Radio

Poetry News

This September, Luis J. Rodriguez became Poet Laureate of the City of Los Angeles. Now, after first discovering his love for books at Los Angeles’s Downtown Central Library years ago, Rodriguez [...]
Louise Glück Wins 2014 National Book Award in Poetry

Poetry News

The winners are in! It was a tight race across the board in the poetry category, what with five exceptional finalists, but this year’s National Book Award goes to Louise Glück for Faithful and [...]