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Arthur Rimbaud’s Ethiopia March 2, 2015: Thinking about going on an adventure? The New York Times’s Rachel B. Doyle takes readers on a voyage into Ethiopia: where Arthur Rimbaud lived, worked, and travelled after the publication of [...] by

Poetry Ireland Review Tributes Seamus Heaney in Special Issue March 2, 2015: The Guardian has the scoop on a new “tribute album” celebrating the work of the late Seamus Heaney, published as a dedicated issue of Poetry Ireland Review. Editor Vona Groarke approached 50 [...] by

Independent Bookshops Strike Back! March 2, 2015: According to a recent New York Times article, the number of independent booksellers in the U.S. has increased by 27% since 2009. According to Oren Teicher, Chief Executive of the American Booksellers [...] by

And the 2015 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Goes to…. Angie Estes! February 27, 2015: Each year, Claremont Graduate University presents one outstanding, mid-career poet with the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award: a $100,000 prize for a newly published, exceptional collection of poetry. This [...] by

New Issue of The Capilano Review Features Henri Meschonnic Folio February 27, 2015: The Winter 2015 issue of The Capilano Review is out, and lucky for us, one of its includes is a “Rhythm Party” folio, curated by Aisha Sasha John and Liz Howard that takes up Henri Meschonnic on [...] by

Collegian Honors Black History Month with Camille T. Dungy February 26, 2015: Collegian Central celebrates Black History Month with Camille T. Dungy, professor of poetry at Colorado State University, who visits CC’s own Stephanie Mason to talk about her most recent [...] by

Ferguson Protestors Receive Literature Award From PEN New England February 26, 2015: Two Ferguson protestors have received an award from PEN New England, a branch of PEN American Center, for their writing in the wake of Michael Brown’s death. DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie [...] by

ISO Next Los Angeles Poet Laureate February 26, 2015: The search for the next Los Angeles poet laureate is on, reports the LA Times. The poet laureate serves a two-year term and does lots of public appearances and readings and community-oriented, [...] by

US Postal Service to Release a Maya Angelou Forever Stamp February 26, 2015: There’s more than a few reasons we can think of to lead us to say “Maya Angelou Forever!” The latest is a slightly more tangible one: we’re talking about the US Postal [...] by

The Los Angeles Review of Books Hosts Fady Joudah in Conversation with Philip Metres February 25, 2015: In this recent installment of interviews at The Los Angeles Review of Books, Fady Joudah talks to Philip Metres in a conversation entitled “At the Borders of Our Tongue.” From LARB: FADY [...] by