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The Contents of Individual Memory: Dan Chiasson Reviews John Ashbery’s Breezeway May 27, 2015: Daniel Chiasson reviews John Ashbery’s new book, Breezeway (Ecco) for The New Yorker: “Few others of his generation would think to put ‘lemon telenovela’ or [...] by

The Improbable Reviews A Mammal’s Notebook: The Writings of Erik Satie May 27, 2015: A must-read in the fifth issue of The Improbable, the “highly curated, monthly collection of short reviews written by booksellers for booksellers about unusual and wondrous books that live at [...] by

Welcome to This House May 27, 2015: Meanwhile, The New York Times reviews Welcome to This House, a film directed by Barbara Hammer about Elizabeth Bishop. The film opened in select theaters yesterday. Hammer is an acclaimed [...] by

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