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Jeremy Noel-Tod Chews Through the Oeuvre of J.H. Prynne May 20, 2016: At UK magazine Prospect, Jeremy Noel-Tod explores the writing of Jeremy Prynne, noting that a “two-volume collected prose is at last in preparation.” “To chew through Prynne’s [...] by

Chapbooks Host Poetic Engagements with Visual Culture May 20, 2016: At Entropy, Toby Altman reviews four poetry chapbooks that foreground visual elements: I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel, by Nikki Wallschlaeger, Mike Lala’s In the Gun Cabinet, The Book of [...] by

Krystal Languell Organizes Conversation Around Administration of Poetry May 20, 2016: “Readers should have the opportunity to learn more about the unseen and crucial work that goes into publishing books of poetry,” writes Krystal Languell in a call for more transparency [...] by

Act Natural: Emily Dickinson’s Verse at Play in the Garden May 20, 2016: In a new article at Slate, Ferris Jabr delves into Emily Dickinson’s verse garden and its creatures, suggesting that “so much depends,” in her writing, on botanical environment. [...] by

Seamus Heaney Visitor Center to Open With Help From His Family May 20, 2016: BBC News reports that a new visitors’ center dedicated to the life and memory of Seamus Heaney is due to open in September, built on the site of a former police station in Bellaghy in County [...] by

Kim Stafford Advises Escaping the ‘Ivory Tower’ at PBS NewsHour May 19, 2016: At PBS NewsHour, Kim Stafford reads from his poem “Love Money.” In the written transcript, Stafford discusses the ethos that he imparts to his poetry students at Lewis and Clark: they [...] by

New Statesman Reviews Novel Tennis Match May 19, 2016: A new novel by Álvaro Enrigue (translated by Natasha Wimmer, of Roberto Bolaño’s fictions) uses the story of a tennis match between Spanish poet Francisco de Quevedo and Italian painter [...] by

Maria Damon and Murat Nemet-Nejat Interview Alan Sondheim for Rain Taxi May 19, 2016: At Rain Taxi, an interview with Alan Sondheim by Maria Damon and Murat Nemet-Nejat! “Since January of 1994, Sondheim has worked on the ‘Internet Text,’ a continuous meditation on [...] by

Douglas Piccinnini’s Story Book: A Novella Reviewed at LARB May 19, 2016: Poet Douglas Piccinnini’s Story Book: A Novella (The Cultural Society, 2015) “suspends and electrifies narration mid-creation,” writes Rita Banerjee in a review of the work at LA [...] by

‘Language is a dangerous code’: A Conversation with Peter Gizzi May 18, 2016: Thanks to Plymouth University’s new venture, Periplum, which publishes and promotes new poetry through broadsides, pamphlets, books, and digital videos of poets in conversation with series [...] by