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For Margaret Walker November 19, 2013: Margaret Walker, accomplished poet and onetime Chicagoan, died fifteen years ago this month. Walker has been an important influence on many poets working today, from Amiri Baraka to Nikki Giovanni, [...] by

Reading List: November 2013 November 12, 2013: The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Here are some [...] by

How Should We Write About War and Trauma? Tom Sleigh Looks to David Jones November 1, 2013: Our November 2013 issue features an in-depth essay by Tom Sleigh on poet and painter David Jones. Admired by W.B. Yeats and lauded by W.H. Auden, Jones was well-known among the British modernists. [...] by

Join Us This Friday for Lemony Snicket: All the Wrong Questions October 29, 2013: Last month, we had the pleasure of publishing a special portfolio of “Poetry Not Written for Children that Children Might Nevertheless Enjoy,” curated by Lemony Snicket. We liked the [...] by

By the Letter: Creeley, Eigner, Dorn, & Zukofsky October 23, 2013: The four letters by Robert Creeley in our October 2013 issue trace some of his evolving feelings toward poetry (and Poetry) over the course of the fifties and sixties. These letters to Larry Eigner, [...] by

Reading List: October 2013 October 3, 2013: The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Here are some [...] by

Reading List: July/August 2013 (Part II) August 14, 2013: The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Our July/August double [...] by

Reading List: July/August 2013 (Part I) August 5, 2013: The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Our July/August double [...] by

Listen to the Michael Hofmann Effect July 17, 2013: “I have to admit I felt stricken by them,” recalls James Lasdun of his first encounters with Michael Hofmann’s poetry. “I could see at once that they were amazingly good, but [...] by

F.D. Reeve, 1928 – 2013 July 9, 2013: We are greatly saddened to hear of F.D. Reeve’s passing on June 28. An accomplished poet, translator, and editor, Reeve published dozens of poems and reviews in Poetry over the years. His last [...] by