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This Summer: Let’s Go Back to Cool with Omnidawn Publishing May 26, 2015: This summer Omnidawn Publishing presents “Prosody & Revision:” an online workshop lead by David Koehn. The workshop is based on Donald Justice’s teachings on prosody and is a [...] by

At BOMB: Charity Coleman Interviews Masha Tupitsyn May 26, 2015: Sometimes our favorite writers join in linguistic embrace precisely how we’d dream. At BOMB Daily, Charity Coleman, author of the newly released chapbook Juliary (O’Clock Press 2015), [...] by

Cedar Sigo’s ‘LA Odyssey’ on PoetryNow May 26, 2015: This morning as you’re getting back from your Memorial Day revelries, take an audio journey with Cedar Sigo’s “LA Odyssey” on PoetryNow. His poem begins: I almost insist on [...] by

James Pate Observes Sade Murphy’s Dream Machine at Entropy May 26, 2015: What’s a dream machine? What does the title of Sade Murphy’s newest collection, Dream Machine, reveal about the content inside? James Pate writes, “The title seems two-fold. The [...] by

Chicago Review’s New Gender Forum Sparks Interest in Collectively Authored ‘No Manifesto’ May 22, 2015: Over at The Message, Paul Ford highlights a recent publication, the “No Manifesto for Poetry Readings and Listservs and Magazines and ‘Open Versatile Spaces Where Cultural Production [...] by

Letras Latinas’s Ae Hee Lee Interviews Sheila Maldonado, Author of Newly Re-Printed one bedroom solo May 22, 2015: At Letras Latinas Ae Hee Lee hosts longtime NYC-er, Sheila Maldonado, whose debut poetry collection one-bedroom solo was reprinted earlier this year. Maldonado is originally from Honduras: she grew [...] by

On Camera: Tom Lutz Interviews the Legendary Nikki Giovanni! May 22, 2015: Nikki Giovanni recently gave the keynote address at the 2015 Los Angeles Writers Conference. To tide us over until we can track that down, Los Angeles Review of Books has posted an interview with [...] by

New Diversity Fellowship at MacDowell Colony May 22, 2015: An anonymous $200,000 gift will [hopefully] make way for greater diversity at the MacDowell Colony. The Chairman of the MacDowell Colony, Michael Chabon, announced the gift on Monday night. The [...] by

A Pairing of Surrealist Poetry and Painting May 21, 2015: If you like surrealist poetry and painting raise your hand. Since all of our hands are up, let’s continue on to the City Lights blog where Garrett Caples writes about the current exhibition at [...] by

The New Yorker Profile on Paolo Javier May 21, 2015: The New Yorker profiles poet Paolo Javier, who served as the Poet Laureate of Queens, New York, from 2010 to 2014. (The search is apparently still open for a new laureate, reports Ian Frazier.) In [...] by