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At Jacket Copy, Stephen Burt Introduces Readers to Poet Janine Joseph May 6, 2016: Hey! We know that guy! But who’s Janine Joseph? At Jacket Copy, Stephen Burt introduces the world to Janine Joseph: a fantastic writer from the Philippines who’s making waves in our [...] by

Jacket2 Publishes George Oppen’s Last Interview, with Paul Auster May 6, 2016: For this interview, Paul Auster hopped on a flight to San Francisco, where he recorded this conversation with Mary and George Oppen while seated at their kitchen table, in their house on Polk St. [...] by

It’s a Beautiful Interview With John Ashbery May 6, 2016: John Ashbery talks with Jarrett Earnest about being the “greatest living poet” at the Brooklyn Rail. Nice opener: “Instead of asking you a lot of specific questions about poems, [...] by

Entropy Interviews Maged Zaher About Newest Book, The Consequences of My Body May 5, 2016: At Entropy, a unique conversation with Maged Zaher, whose latest volume, The Consequences of My Body, is just out from Nightboat Books. Joe Millazo writes that “[t]he diaristic musings of The [...] by

Ryo Yamaguchi Reads Anselm Berrigan’s ‘Radically Reorienting’ Come In Alone May 5, 2016: At New Pages, Ryo Yamaguchi begins by admitting “I hate to focus so much on form.” Yet, while close-reading Anselm Berrigan’s new poetry collection, Come In Alone, the question of [...] by

Ae Hee Lee Interviews Valerie Mejer Caso at Letras Latinas May 5, 2016: On the Letras Latinas blog, Ae Hee Lee interviews Valerie Mejer Caso, author of This Blue Novel (trans. Michelle Gil-Montero). According to Lee, Caso’s collection is “a poetic narrative [...] by

Books Received: April 2016 May 5, 2016: Karen Leona Anderson, Receipt: Poems (Milkweed Editions) Cristian Luca Andrulli, Forti preludi (Edb Edizioni) Cristian Luca Andrulli, Rosso deserto (Albatros) Daniel Ari, One Way to Ask: Poems by [...] by

Reviewing Eileen Myles’s I Must Be Living Twice, erica kaufman Returns to the Substance May 5, 2016: New at Boston Review is erica kaufman’s “The End of Gender,” a review of I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975–2014 by Eileen Myles. Kaufman draws our attention to [...] by

Robert Polito’s ‘Instantly Familiar’ Talk on Luc Sante May 4, 2016: “Poetry of Fact,” a talk on Luc Sante (among other subjects) that Robert Polito gave at AWP this year was posted at Graywolf Press in April, and excerpted today at Berfrois. [...] by

Hyperallergic Discovers Zach Gage’s Google Verse Glaciers May 4, 2016: Now on view at Postmasters Gallery, Tribeca: the first solo show by Zach Gage. Gage is an artist who has been making digital poems out of Google’s autocomplete phrases. According to [...] by