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Rick Moody Considers the Poetic Collage & Novelistic Pleasures of Paul Metcalf’s Genoa July 30, 2015: At Paris Review Daily, Rick Moody encounters Paul Metcalf’s innovative novel Genoa, “something that feels completely new.” The book, originally published in 1965 by Jonathan [...] by

Trace Peterson to Teach First Transgender Literature Course at Hunter College This Fall July 29, 2015: Trace Peterson is featured in the latest episode of NewsHour for bringing something new to literature—a college course that doesn’t merely approach “transgender subject matter as [...] by

Laura Jaramillo Observes Nathaniel Mackey’s Blue Fasa at Indy Week July 29, 2015: For the North Carolina-based publication, Indy Week, Duke University PhD candidate and poet, Laura Jaramillo, gives a thoughtful overview of Nathaniel Mackey’s newest, New Directions-published [...] by

VIDA & The Home School Announce Fellowship to Miami Beach Conference July 29, 2015: VIDA announces a new fellowship to The Home School! As you might know, The Home School hosts an annual six-day intensive writing conference for poets “interested in radicalizing their poetic [...] by

Patricia Spears Jones Reviews Tonya Foster’s A Swarm of Bees in High Court July 29, 2015: At Gathering of the Tribes, a review of Tonya Foster’s new book, A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna 2015)! Patricia Spears Jones recalls an influential image for Foster, Max Ernst’s [...] by

Divedapper Floats on Water With Natalie Diaz July 28, 2015: At Divedapper, our new favorite summer time interviews-with-poets website, Kaveh Akbar spends a moment talking with Natalie Diaz. Diaz, Lannan-fellow, Fort Mojave Language Recovery Program Director, [...] by

Boston Review’s Summer Reads Include Costume En Face, More July 28, 2015: Boston Review has posted a handful of micro-reviews for their Summer Poetry Reads, looking at Gentlessness, by Dan Beachy-Quick (Tupelo Press); They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They [...] by

PennSound Posts Edgar Lee Masters Audio July 28, 2015: As we continue to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the Spoon River Anthology, we’re thrilled to see Chris Mustazza and the folks at PennSound bring out newly digitized audio recordings [...] by

Maxine Kumin Rocks Forward July 28, 2015: Forward’s Julia M. Klein delves into Maxine Kumin’s posthumous memoir, The Pawnbroker’s Daughter, and characterizes Kumin as a poet who “would triumph over her terror and [...] by

Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop: An Interview with the Editors of The BreakBeat Poets July 27, 2015: At the Gawker Review of Books, David Drake considers hip-hop’s revolutionizing of poetry, drawing in the BreakBeat Poets, who were, incidentally, the subject of an April 2015 special issue of [...] by