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Huffington Post Introduces 20 Young Writers of Color and Their Favorite Poems February 9, 2016: Huffington Post takes on the New York Times’s très homogenous literature coverage with this meritorious list of exceptional young writers in their twenties, and the poems to which they aspire. [...] by

At Jacket2, 37 Writers on Why & How They Work in Conceptual Modes February 8, 2016: For the past year, Divya Victor has been working with 37 poets and critics on “Conceptual writing (plural and global) and other cultural productions,” a documentation of the contours of [...] by

Daisy Fried Reviews C.D. Wright’s The Poet, the Lion February 8, 2016: It isn’t the last collection of C.D. Wright’s poetry, according to Copper Canyon Press, but it’s the first since the poet’s unexpected death last month. In her assessment, [...] by

Love as Principled Powerlessness: An Interview With Russian Poet Galina Rymbu February 8, 2016: “…Today in Russia an intellectual or an artist simply must become an activist, if only for the rights of culture, while the activist is not obliged to become an artist or an intellectual, [...] by

Robert Lowell’s ‘Sexual Romanticism’ February 5, 2016: The New Republic’s Michelle Dean writes about Robert Lowell’s relationship with his wife, novelist Elizabeth Hardwick, in “Love, Actually.” Quite a header. Though they were [...] by

Rita Dove in the Spotlight at VQR Online February 5, 2016: By way of her seminal collection, The Yellow House on the Corner, on into a thoughtful interview, Claire Schwartz introduces readers to Rita Dove and her literary accomplishments. Schwartz writes in [...] by

Yolanda Wisher is Philly’s Third Poet Laureate! February 5, 2016: Yes! Amazing! According to out-going Philly Poet Laureate, Frank Sherlock: “I look forward to her vision of Philadelphia’s poetry future. It’s in truly good hands.” A lot of [...] by

Kevin Killian & Wayne Koestenbaum Draw on Different Fields at Eastern Michigan University February 5, 2016: In Ypsilanti, Michigan, Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson reports: Kevin Killian and Wayne Koestenbaum read and exhibited their visual works to Eastern Michigan University students and faculty as part of the [...] by

Trisha Low & Josef Kaplan Talk IRL for IRL #3 February 5, 2016: Poets Josef Kaplan and Trisha Low sat down last weekend for an ongoing discussion series called IRL Podcast, hosted by Ben Fama and Monica McClure in New York City. They talked about reactions to [...] by

Chicago Tribune Reviews Incidents of Travel in Poetry February 4, 2016: That’s right, Frank Lima’s new and selected works is now in the world thanks to Garrett Caples and Julien Poirier’s editorial care and insight. At Chicago Tribune Jake Marmer gives [...] by