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Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Most Personal’ Faves May 25, 2016: Jim Jarmusch’s next movie, Paterson, premiered last week at the Cannes Film Festival. The story of a poet and bus driver named Paterson who lives in Paterson, NJ, played by Adam Driver, it [...] by

The Poetry of Donald Britton at Lambda Literary May 25, 2016: We’d be remiss not to have made mention of Christopher Bram’s wonderful conversation with Philip Clark, which centers on the poetry of the late Donald Britton. In the Empire of the Air, a [...] by

New York Daily News Considers Anne Sexton’s Live or Die May 24, 2016: At the New York Daily News’s Page Views Books Blog, Allison Chopin looks at Anne Sexton’s third book, her 1967 Pulitzer Prize–winning Live or Die. “It serves as a memoir, though a [...] by

‘Sometimes Poems Come to Me Not in the Shape of Poetry’: Mahtem Shiferraw at Short Story Day Africa May 24, 2016: Mahtem Shiferraw’s debut collection called Fuschia won the prestigious Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets in 2015. At Short Story Day Africa Mahtem Shiferraw talks about seeing poems [...] by

The Many Faces of Emily Dickinson at New Republic May 24, 2016: There are many Emily Dickinson interpretations that writers today can “try on,” Alexandra Pechman writes in the New Republic. Pechman’s new article suggests that no matter how many [...] by

Jameson Fitzpatrick Reviews Cheena Marie Lo’s A Series of Un/Natural/Disasters May 24, 2016: Jameson Fitzpatrick writes about Cheena Marie Lo’s A Series of Un/Natural/Disasters (Commune Editions 2016) for Lambda Literary. “In Cheena Marie Lo’s debut collection, the poet finds [...] by

Monica McClure and Josef Kaplan in Conversation at The Believer Logger May 23, 2016: At The Believer Logger, a conversation with Monica McClure and Josef Kaplan. “To live sensitively in 2016, on or offline, is often to be brutalized,” writes Ben Fama in a generous [...] by

Hardest Working Words in Baseball Oh Wait No Poetry May 23, 2016: Paging Nate Silver! The folks at My Poetic Side have teamed up to compile a few well known poets’ MVP words. While some of your favorite writers’ choices have more to do with subject [...] by

In Boston, It’s Raining Poetry May 23, 2016: The Atlantic’s City Lab unit has been following record rainfall this year in the Boston area. In April, Boston City Hall and Mass Poetry teamed up to present a new city-wide poetry (and [...] by

Rita Dove’s Collected Poems Is Astounding, Says Jacket Copy May 23, 2016: Jacket Copy believes that Rita Dove’s newest collection “should put her back in the center of the American conversation,” that it is “an absolutely astounding body of [...] by