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More Life out of Art: Paul Maziar Tributes Bill Berkson at artcritical June 28, 2016: Portland-based poet, writer, and editor Paul Maziar writes for artcritical about Bill Berkson’s ties to the art world. “Berkson contributed to and was a corresponding editor for Art in [...] by

New Narrative’s Origins: Robert Glück Documents the Start of San Francisco’s New Narrative Scene June 28, 2016: Drawn from his recent contribution to Semiotext(e)’s “Active Agents” series Communal Nude: Collected Essays, published in May of this year, Literary Hub presents Robert [...] by

PoetryNow Returns With Season Two June 28, 2016: Yesterday the Poetry Foundation and the WFMT Radio Network released Tyehimba Jess’s “Sissiereta Jones,” the first episode of the second season of PoetryNow. We’re building off [...] by

‘On Women Poets and Nourishment’: Cynthia Cruz at VIDA June 28, 2016: At VIDA, Cynthia Cruz documents her struggle to publish an anthology that collects new and formally complex poetry about eating disorders. “My main criterion was strong poetry. This might seem [...] by

Zinzi Clemmons on the Structural Work of the Inclusive Literary Journal June 28, 2016: Zinzi Clemmons, writer and co-founder of Apogee Journal, writes a piece for Lit Hub about the importance of having editors of color when publishing an independent literary journal. Clemmons recalls [...] by

Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness Reviewed at LARB June 27, 2016: At LARB, Lowry Pressly reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972 by Alejandra Pizarnik (New Directions, 2016), noting that it was during the years of “inner turmoil, personal [...] by

Beat Poets to the Rescue! June 27, 2016: Last Friday Timothy Egan penned an opinion piece for the New York Times suggesting poets and writers could help save imperiled park lands, as they have done in the past. Central to his argument are [...] by

Translating the Classics: Lydia Davis in Conversation June 27, 2016: At Words Without Borders, Ilan Stavans and Regina Galasso, and their students, interview noted translator and author Lydia Davis about her work translating French classics like Madame Bovary and [...] by

New York Times’s on Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s Novel-Memoir To the Light House June 27, 2016: Legendary San Francisco poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti has had an unlikely friendship with his literary agent, Sterling Lord, for six decades. The two, who met in the height of the sixties, continue to [...] by

Jake Marmer on Billy Woodberry’s Bob Kaufman Documentary And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead June 27, 2016: A new documentary by Los Angeles filmmaker Billy Woodberry, And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead, takes a close look at the mysterious beat poet Bob Kaufman. Of Jewish and Caribbean roots, Kaufman [...] by