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Patrick Durgin Unlocks Mirtha Dermisache’s Diarios at Jacket 2 September 10, 2014: It’s always a welcome surprise to learn the name of another artist whose written work demands both visual literacy and reading comprehension. Mirtha Dermisache (1927-2012) was an Argentinian [...] by

Anthony McCann’s Thing Music a Mindful Train September 10, 2014: Jackson Meazle reviews Anthony McCann’s new book, Thing Music (Wave Books 2014), for City Lights! While McCann mentions his current work traversing that of Ashbery, Meazle notices the rigor of [...] by

T.S. Eliot’s ‘Grand and Gracious’ Vacation Home is For Sale September 9, 2014: In the market to buy a new house? Why not consider T.S. Eliot’s vacation home, located near the shores of Boston in Gloucester, MA. It’s selling for a cool 1.3 million. From Jacket Copy: [...] by

CAConrad’s PACE The Nation Project Is Underway September 9, 2014: CAConrad’s new book–Ecodeviance: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness (Wave Books) is out; Charity Coleman has reviewed it for BOMB (cf. the print Fall 2014 issue); the events are being [...] by

Where Have the Political Poets Gone? Some Suggestions for Juan Vidal at NPR September 9, 2014: At NPR, Juan Vidal considers the possibility that poets are no longer visible mouthpieces for political and social protest. “The Beat Generation is dead, and literary provocation in America, I [...] by

Love and Career September 8, 2014: It’s not everyday that you surf over to Locus Solus to find Andrew Epstein reporting on a new rug collaboratively designed by John Ashbery and Kenny Goldsmith. Epstein reminds us of the [...] by

Rest in Peace, Penelope Niven September 8, 2014: Carl Sandburg’s biographer, Penelope Niven, has passed away. In addition to Carl Sandburg: A Biography, Niven wrote biographies of Thornton Wilder and Edward Steichen. She began working on [...] by

‘Poetry Doesn’t Shield You From Grief’: Edward Hirsch on NPR’s Morning Edition September 8, 2014: Visit NPR to listen to this wonderful, honest, and bittersweet sound-nugget: Edward Hirsch reads from his new book-length poem, Gabriel: A Poem. Hirsch’s poem is an elegy to his 22-year-old [...] by

Lisa Robertson: ‘Theory is our city’ September 8, 2014: Lemon Hound has graciously posted Lisa Robertson’s introduction to Theory, A Sunday (Belladonna* 2014), in anticipation of Robertson, Nicole Brossard, Rachel Levitsky, and Gail Scott reading [...] by

Nicanor Parra Turns 100 Today September 5, 2014: Feliz Cumpleaños! We were reminded that our favorite anti-poet, Nicanor Parra, turns a stunning 100 years old today. And we’re told he’s relatively spry and still writing! Chileans are [...] by