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Gratefully, Passion: A Review of Purdey Lord Kreiden’s Children of the Bad Hour February 25, 2015: Poet Purdey Lord Kreiden, French heir-apparent to the transfigured decadence throne, if she wants it, has been reading in New York for the past week with a new chapbook, Children of the Bad Hour [...] by

After Rigorous Forensic Testing, Pablo Neruda’s Body Returns Home February 24, 2015: After two years of forensic tests conducted in three countries, Pablo Neruda’s remains will return to Chile and be reburied at the side of his third wife, Mathilde Urritia. Although rumored to [...] by

Librarians’s Revenge: ‘Readers Make Their Mark’ at NYRB February 24, 2015: The New York Society Library, a subscription-based library on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, is currently hosting an exhibition of annotations written in books: “Readers Make Their [...] by

Simultaneously Familiar & Unrecognizable: Ben Fama, Johannes Göransson & Sarah Gerard February 24, 2015: At Entropy, Christopher Higgs reviews three “new notable books” by authors Ben Fama, Johannes Göransson, and Sarah Gerard. Higgs uses a screenshot-Tweet from Iggy Azalea as an epigraph! [...] by

The New York Times Magazine Relaunches … with Poetry! February 23, 2015: The New York Times Magazine relaunched this weekend and with the re-design comes a few more literary initiatives including “online only writing and photography” and selections of poetry [...] by

W.S. Merwin’s Johnny Appleseed Turn February 23, 2015: PBS NewsHour tracks down American poet W.S. Merwin in Hawaii, where he plants palm trees. He bought three acres of an old pineapple plantation in the ’70s, the spot where a forest of palm trees [...] by

SERPENT POWER: City Lights Looks Forward to David Meltzer’s Two-Way Mirror: A Poetry Notebook February 23, 2015: At City Light’s blog, Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, Ryan Haas guides readers through the David Meltzer archives, from Meltzer’s iconic 1960s band, The Serpent Power, to his newly [...] by

Seems Extreme: Emmalea Russo Interview at Textile Arts Center February 20, 2015: Emmalea Russo is interviewed for The Textile Arts Center blog! Russo uses “sculpture, installation, and text, [making] process-based works about voluntary and involuntary actions, the central [...] by

Cabinet Posts Audio From Launch of Eva Díaz’s The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College February 20, 2015: Lucky us: Thanks to Cabinet Magazine, if you missed the launch for The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College (University of Chicago Press 2015), art historian Eva Díaz’s [...] by

Abe Books Searches for First Editions of ‘The Iliad’ Climb after Release of The Boy Next Door; Film Critics Lay Siege on the Film’s Script February 20, 2015: The Guardian reports that searches for “The Iliad, first edition” on the online marketplace AbeBooks have climbed since the release of J-Lo’s new movie The Boy Next Door, which [...] by