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Dear Diary: Sarah Manguso Reviewed at The New Yorker March 31, 2015: At The New Yorker, Alice Gregory writes about poet and essayist Sarah Manguso, and her newest work, Ongoingness: The End of a Diary, in which Manguso confronts the “dark matter”–the [...] by

Rare Insight & Heart: Tracy K. Smith’s New Memoir, Ordinary Light March 31, 2015: At Publisher’s Weekly, Craig Morgan Teicher reviews Tracy K. Smith’s newest book (officially out today, in fact), a memoir called Ordinary Light (Knopf 2015). “Ordinary Life begins [...] by

Sjohnna McCray is the Winner of the 2015 Walt Whitman Award! March 31, 2015: Congratulations to Sjohnna McCray: winner of this year’s Walt Whitman Award! The Academy of American Poets presents the Walt Whitman Award each year to one poet of exceptional promise. Sjohnna [...] by

Help AK Press, 1984 Printing and Friends After a Fire March 31, 2015: The Oakland-based radical publisher and distributor, AK Press, is reeling from a deadly fire that spread to its warehouse early in the morning on March 21st. AK Press shares the building with [...] by

Amodern 4: The Poetry Series Collects Writings on Readings, Avant Sound Archives, Listening, Recording, Performance, Resonance, & On… March 31, 2015: Thanks to the evidently tireless work of Michael Nardone and editors Jason Camlot and Christine Mitchell, Amodern 4: The Poetry Series is out and features an incredible collection of writings on [...] by

Thom Donovan Talks to Cassandra Troyan for The New Inquiry March 30, 2015: Thom Donovan interviewed Cassandra Troyan about her work’s relationship to violence, post-sovereignty, and masochism–and it’s all at The New Inquiry. “What does the masochist [...] by

William Harris Reviews Amiri Baraka’s S O S: Poems at Boston Review March 30, 2015: At Boston Review, William Harris wonders why Amiri Baraka’s writing became so hard to find in print, and his career so different from how it started. He reflects on these unfortunate realities [...] by

Urayoán Noel’s In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam is Here! March 30, 2015: Urayoán Noel’s new book, In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam, documents the history of Nuyorican poetry from the 1960s to the 1990s. Although the number of Nuyorican [...] by

O/R Books Will Re-boot The Evergreen Review March 30, 2015: Holy cow! O/R Books plans to bring back The Evergreen Review! As O/R Books co-founder, John Oakes, writes: “We plan to make it an online juggernaut–just as it was a pathbreaker forty [...] by

Tomas Tranströmer, 1931–2015 March 27, 2015: We are so saddened to hear that Swedish poet and 2011 Nobel Literature laureate Tomas Tranströmer has died at the age of 83. The Independent reports: He had been nominated for the Nobel Prize every [...] by