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The Ballast of an Interview With the Beating Heart of a Poem October 27, 2014: Jennifer Krasinski talks to Claudia La Rocco about poetry, performance, criticism, and more at BOMB Daily. We’ve been reading La Rocco’s new book, The Best Most Useless Dress, just out [...] by

Jennifer Moxley Remembers Helena Bennett October 24, 2014: Jennifer Moxley has a new website, and much of the content there already feels like an extension of her memoir writing in The Middle Room. Just up is a beautiful piece on the writer Helena Bennett, [...] by

‘When you use a you’: Dorothea Lasky and the Poetics of Drake October 24, 2014: Dorothea Lasky, the Village Voice’s favorite poet, has a favorite poet of her own. And that poet is none other than rap superstar Drake. Yes, 27 year old Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham. At [...] by

Boo! John Berryman on Halloween at Academy of American Poets October 24, 2014: John Berryman’s 100! Even if he’s dead. There’s much revelry in celebration of the centenary of Berryman’s birth, including at FSG (Berryman’s publisher) and of course, [...] by

Dylan Thomas in New York October 24, 2014: The New York Times reports that a gaggle of events are sheduled, uh, we mean, scheduled, for this weekend in celebration of the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth. Yup! 100 years ago: October [...] by

FSG’s Work in Progress Celebrates John Berryman October 23, 2014: Wow, Farrar, Straus and Giroux is rolling out all the John Berryman goods in the midst of his centennial celebration. As we mentioned last week, FSG is publishing four new books of Berryman verse. To [...] by

Cecilia Corrigan’s Titanic in the Spotlight at Publik/Private October 23, 2014: Online arts and culture denizens Publik/Private spend a while with poet and performer Cecilia Corrigan on the occasion of her new book of poetry, Titanic. Learn more about Cecilia’s writing [...] by

Congratulations to the 2014 Queer/Art/Mentorship Fellowship Winners! October 23, 2014: The results are in! NYC’s Queer/Art/Mentorship announces the winners of 2014 Fellowships! To create and sustain community among queer artists across the five boroughs, each year, the [...] by

The Separatrix Gives Us Our Fragments: Reviewing MxT by Sina Queyras October 23, 2014: “If anyone can write a Cindy Sherman still, Sina Queyras can,” writes Michaela Mullin at Nomadic Sojourns, of Queyras’s newest book, MxT (or Memory x Time) (Coach House Books 2014). [...] by

The Drawings of the Broken Poem: On Henrix Michaux October 22, 2014: Gillian Conoley’s translation of Henri Michaux’s Thousand Times Broken (City Lights Books 2014) has been reviewed by Ron Slate at On the Seawall. Noting that “[i]n 1955, determined [...] by