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Poetry Funnies March 18, 2013: Jake Austen, editor of Roctober magazine and founder and co-host of the cult-favorite dance show Chic-a-Go-Go, is celebrating Poetry’s 100th birthday by creating and submitting 100 poetry-themed gag panels for publication, and he’s documenting the process here. For the next many Mondays we will post our favorites for your pleasure. This [...] by

Poetry Funnies March 11, 2013: Jake Austen, editor of Roctober magazine and founder and co-host of the cult-favorite dance show Chic-a-Go-Go, is celebrating Poetry’s 100th birthday by creating and submitting 100 poetry-themed gag panels for publication, and he’s documenting the process here. For the next many Mondays we will post our favorites for your pleasure. This [...] by

Poetry Funnies March 4, 2013: Jake Austen, editor of Roctober magazine and founder and co-host of the cult-favorite dance show Chic-a-Go-Go, is celebrating Poetry's 100th birthday by creating and submitting 100 poetry-themed gag panels for publication, and he's documenting the process here. For the next many Mondays we will post our favorites for your pleasure. To kick it off, [...] by

To My Heart As I Go Along February 18, 2013: The space between our mouth and the people’s ears, or eyes, who receive what we make, that is holy ground. —Fred Rogers Poetry recently received a heartening email from artist and writer Paul Zelevansky about his new project, “Mister Rogers for Adults.” Zelevansky, on behalf of the Fred Rogers Company, is developing a series of [...] by

Bonnie “Prince” Billy’s “Time To Be Clear” Video Premier September 10, 2012: Poetry magazine is pleased to debut a new Bonnie "Prince" Billy (a.k.a. Will Oldham) music video to accompany his essay in the June issue. Drag City says: Now Here's My Plan is currently laid out before you, an exquisite corpus of new Bonnie "Prince" Billy takes on old Bonnie cuts. Yet with the little pink album that could (and still might!), [...] by

From Snow City February 14, 2012: Poetry magazine recently received erasures of the May 2011 issue via Eric Elshtain, editor of Beard of Bees Press and poet-in-residence at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital through the non-profit Snow City Arts Foundation. He conducts poetry and art workshops in the pediatrics ward at Stroger, working with children from the ages of 3 to 23. We are [...] by

A Show & Tell w/Art Chantry May 18, 2011: Poetry magazine's May 2011 cover artist Art Chantry is most known for his poster art, but this month Poetry and Harriet readers get something more. We have Chantry's cover homage, “A Portrait of Video Art Pioneer and Fluxus Member Nam June Paik,” for one. And after e-mailing with Chantry about the piece and his recent writing, he turned [...] by

Poem as Comic Strip Redux April 21, 2011: A few years ago this site published a short-run feature called "Poem as Comic Strip," for which some of today’s most vital graphic novelists were invited to interpret a poem of their choice from the Foundation’s archive. Ed Park, the series editor, wrote: Heightened language—one possible or partial definition of poetry—isn’t the [...] by

Hunted by Eliana Perez March 19, 2011: Poetry magazine’s March 2011 cover art, “Lamp,” is by Eliana Perez, and is part of a series called "Hunted." Perez says: In "Hunted," the patterns on furniture, rugs, and curtains come to life, transforming these objects of domestic comfort into portals expressing a pervasive world of savagery and violence. In these drawings, the [...] by

Lupe Nero February 17, 2011: The editors at Poetry magazine are ever grateful for the work of our cover artists and art directors at Winterhouse—and this month we’re lucky from someone else’s loss. When we asked February cover artist Adam McCauley to write a few words about his cover illustration, and his work in general, he responded: As for that "Lupo Nero" [...] by