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NEA Translation Fellowships Announced! August 4, 2015: The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its 2016 Literary Translation Fellowships, providing $275,000 “in recommended grants to 20 translators to support the new translation of [...] by

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez at Philly.Com August 4, 2015: We’re grateful to the Philadelphia Inquirer for tipping us off to this incredible documentary on the life and work of the amazing Sonia Sanchez, aptly titled BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez. Sofiya [...] by

Heavy Feather Review Has The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa (Translated by Sawako Nakaysasu) on Display August 4, 2015: At Heavy Feather Review, AK Afferez close-reads The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa, published by Canarium and translated by Sawako Nakayasu. Afferez remarks: “this first comprehensive [...] by

‘Muse’ Developed for Robert Creeley’s e-Correspondence Legacy August 4, 2015: The Wall Street Journal introduces readers to a common archival conundrum occurring in today’s increasingly digital, literary era: how to preserve and archive internationally-acclaimed [...] by

Relooking at the Japanese Dada-Constructivist Group the Mavoists August 4, 2015: Frieze Magazine does not disappoint in this monograph of the Tokyo avant-garde art group known as the “Mavoists.” Andrew Maerkle provides a thorough background of the movement, started in [...] by

Eileen Myles on How to Be Alone in New York, for New York Mag August 3, 2015: At New York Magazine, Eileen Myles is one of the selected writers contributing to a feature called “How to Spend Time Alone” (specifically in New York City, naturally). Other points of [...] by

Library of Congress Details How Pablo Neruda Came to be Translated into English August 3, 2015: How DID Pablo Neruda’s poems find their way into English? The official blog of the Library of Congress provides readers with an in-depth backstory about one of the most revered and most [...] by

The Guardian Ruminates on the Newest Penguin Anthology of Russian Poetry August 3, 2015: Is it better or worse than Dimitri Oblensky’s “grandaddy collection?” At The Guardian, Carol Rumens takes a close look at this newest Penguin-published anthology of Russian verse. [...] by

Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s Building of Her Own ‘Korea’ July 31, 2015: At Arcade, Brian Reed takes up Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s poem “Korea” and the problem of geography as it appears for the study of contemporary Asian American writers–with attention [...] by

Blake Butler Reviews Heather Christle’s Heliopause July 31, 2015: At Vice, Blake Butler reviews Heather Christle’s newest collection of poems, Heliopause (Wesleyan, 2015). He writes: “Christle’s writing has vibrantly defined itself the bearer of a [...] by