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Pasolini Conference Calls for Papers October 22, 2014: Oh, how exciting! Our favorite poet/director/novelist/essayist, Pier Paolo Pasolini, is being remembered and celebrated at Yale University, March 6-7th, marking the 40th anniversary of the [...] by

Los Angeles Review of Books Hosts Girls of Spectacular Culture: Brian Kim Stefans in Conversation with Kate Durbin October 21, 2014: Los Angeles Review of Books hosts a dialogue between Brian Kim Stefans and Kate Durbin in its most recent installment. Durbin and Stefans’s conversation centers around themes of authenticity [...] by

Coffee House Press: In the Stacks Presents Valeria Luiselli October 21, 2014: A rather beautiful Tumblr has appeared thanks to Coffee House Press, who has, “[a]s part of its continuing effort to put books into action…launched an initiative to place writers and [...] by

At The New Yorker: The Medieval Dream Vision of Louise Glück October 21, 2014: At The New Yorker, a review of Louise Glück’s new book (and National Book Award finalist), Faithful and Virtuous Night (FSG 2014), by Dan Chiasson! “From its opening pages, [...] by

NPR Books Reviews Jericho Brown’s New Testament October 21, 2014: If Ferguson, Missouri is still on your mind consider taking a gander at Jericho Brown’s second book called The New Testament, handily reviewed quite recently at NPR Books: If further proof is [...] by

Beautiful Review of Hervé Guibert’s Journals at Lambda Literary October 21, 2014: At Lambda Literary, Steven Cordova reviews Nightboat Books’ gorgeous, startling Mausoleum of Lovers: Journals 1976—1991 by the French poet and intellectual Hervé Guibert, translated by [...] by

Aisha Sasha John, Lisa Robertson, & THOU October 20, 2014: Direct address: BookThug has posted video and audio of Aisha Sasha John reading from her new book, THOU, which has some pretty fine press-writing around it: “In THOU, Aisha Sasha John knows the [...] by

Douglas Kearney’s Poetry Reading Do’s and Don’ts at Poets and Writers October 20, 2014: Hello! Greet your week by reading a few tips from a champ–a poetry reading champ, that is! Yes we’re talking about Douglas Kearney: the fabulous trickster, poetry reader, and poetry [...] by

A Look into the Letters of Baraka & Dorn and Robert Creeley October 17, 2014: Not to be missed, though we almost did miss this one, is Alan Gilbert’s review of two books of collected/selected letters: Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters and The Selected [...] by

Congratulations to Khadijah Queen, 2014 Winner of The Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers! October 17, 2014: Hurrah! She’s the queen! Congratulations to Ms. Khadijah Queen, winner of this year’s Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Performance Writing. This prize, in memory of Leslie Scalapino [...] by