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At The Spectacle, Aaron Coleman Interviews Claudia Rankine November 18, 2015: In his interview, “The History Behind the Feeling,” Aaron Coleman asks Claudia Rankine about her writing process (it involves a lot of research), Black Lives Matter, and the usefulness of [...] by

The Making of William Blake November 18, 2015: Ever wonder how an unknown, unread, eccentric engraver and visionary (rumored to have been insane) became the great William Blake? Over at The New York Review of Books, Richard Holmes is on the case, [...] by

In Los Angeles, a Library Branch in Wanda Coleman’s Honor November 18, 2015: Wanda Coleman’s friends, family, and colleagues in the Los Angeles poetry community have been advocating for a branch dedication since Coleman’s death in 2013. Now, following a recent [...] by

Felix Bernstein’s Notes on Post-Conceptual Poetry Reviewed at LARB November 18, 2015: If you’re curious what Felix Bernstein’s debut essay collection, Notes on Post-Conceptual Poetry (Insert Blanc Press), is all about, just click over to the Los Angeles Review of Books to [...] by

In Prelude Issue 2, Cornelia Barber and Jennifer Tamayo in Dialogue November 17, 2015: By now our dear readers may have wandered over Prelude to peruse their second issue, featuring quite the stellar lineup. A few highlights include Diana Hamilton’s “Essay on Bad [...] by

Franny Choi Interviewed at Divedapper November 17, 2015: Yesterday at Divedapper, the plugged-in source for interview goodness, Kevah Akbar talked to Franny Choi about coming up in poetry through the slam scene and through avant garde poetry classes, her [...] by

Friday Night’s Attacks in Paris Seen by Shakespeare and Company November 17, 2015: After the attacks in Paris on Friday, Rose Alana Frith, a bookseller at Shakespeare and Company, and Harriet Alida Lye, writer-in-residence at Shakespeare and Company, revealed their experiences [...] by

Danez Smith Launches at PBS News Hour November 17, 2015: Jolt your morning with Danez Smith performing “Dear White America” at PBS News Hour. Corinne Segal writes: Poet Danez Smith has left the Earth. That’s how “Dear White America,” a [...] by

Coming Soon: The Collages of Helen Adam November 16, 2015: Did you know Further Other Book Works is publishing The Collages of Helen Adam? No? Neither did we! But now that we all know, let’s get educated on the subject. From the FOBW website: We are [...] by

‘Poetic Justice’ Wins in Myanmar November 16, 2015: In Myanmar’s recent election, voters elected none other than U Tin Thit, poet and activist, to the presidency. Interestingly, according to The New York Times, “Nationwide, there were more [...] by