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Cole Heinowitz Writes a Signal Piece on Ammiel Alcalay

Cole Heinowitz Writes a Signal Piece on Ammiel Alcalay

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 [...]

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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 [...]
Searching for Dylan Thomas

Poetry News

At The Atlantic, James Parker re-accesses Dylan Thomas’s legacy, starting at Thomas’s deathbed at St. Vincent’s and further back to Thomas’s multi-city, rock-and-roll style [...]
At VIDA: Morgan Parker on Performing & Refusing the Token

Poetry News

“Poet, educator, human” Morgan Parker slays at VIDA, making the site a must-go-to, as always. Parker’s piece is tagged with, to name a few: exoticism, Ferguson, gangsta, gender, [...]
Tonight’s National Book Awards Belong to Claudia Rankine?

Poetry News

At The Guardian, writer Michelle Dean argues that the Golden Globe of literary awards–that being, of course, the National Book Award–could very well go to Claudia Rankine for her [...]
At <em>Jacket 2</em> Sarah Dowling Talks Multilingualism

Poetry News

“Modernists and Feminists,” Sarah Dowling’s newest post at Jacket 2, traces the connections between modernism, empire, literary experimentation, and multilingualism. Multilingualism [...]
Clear the Runway: John Ashbery’s <em>Collected French Translations</em> Land

Poetry News

This weekend The Guardian directed our attention to a new collection of John Ashbery’s French translations entitled Collected French Translations: Poetry. It’s a deceptively modest title [...]
New Museum’s 2015 Triennial to Publish Book of Poetry

Poetry News

In conjunction with its 2015 Triennial, called “Surround Audience,” the New Museum has announced its plans to publish a poetry book alongside the exhibition, edited by the writer Brian [...]
<em>Brooklyn Magazine</em> Talks to Four Brooklyn Small Presses

Poetry News

Brooklyn Magazine presents four small presses that deserve your attention! While writer Nicole Disser acknowledges standbys like Ugly Duckling Presse and newcomers like Molasses Books, the focus here [...]
<em>Thousand Times Broken</em>: Gillian Conoley on the Works of Henri Michaux

Open Door

Henri Michaux (1899–1984) was a Belgian writer and artist (later a French citizen) of startling originality. Associated with the surrealists, he charted an independent path into the unknown, [...]
An Interview with Fred Moten: 2014 National Book Award Finalist

Poetry News

2014 National Book Award Finalist, Fred Moten, takes a moment to speak with Sandra Lim about his collection that received this year’s nomination, The Feel Trio, at the National Book Foundation. [...]
Greet a New Day with Omnidawn Publishing

Poetry News

How many of your favorite books are published by Omnidawn? We can think of several. From now until the end of the year, Omnidawn is raising funds in order to continue publishing more of the great [...]
Sotheby’s to Auction Significant Collection of Sylvia Plath Material

Poetry News

Poets & Writers points us to a Sotheby’s auction for Sylvia Plath fans: With an estimated value of 150,000—250,000 USD, the lot up for bid as part of the Fine Books & Manuscripts, [...]
Salute Your: Small Press Traffic!

Poetry News

Small Press Traffic has been a living, breathing eco-system of radical poets and writers in the Bay Area for the past FORTY YEARS! FORTY! That’s right. What other radiant literary circle [...]
The Dodge Poetry Festival: Thumbs Up from Montclair High School Students

Poetry News

Montclair High School students gave even more than two thumbs up to their overall experience at the Dodge Poetry Festival, sponsored by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. The four-day festival, which [...]