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Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death November 23, 2015: The Guardian reports that Palestinian poet and a leading figure in Saudi Arabia’s contemporary art scene, Ashraf Fayadh, has been sentenced to death for denouncing Islam. Fayadh, as quoted by [...] by

A Look Into Forrest Gander’s 7 Novels by 7 Poets November 23, 2015: If you thought poets were only good for writing poems, Forrest Gander is here to disabuse you of that notion! Over at LitHub, Gander runs down his list of “Seven Great Novels Written by [...] by

Robin Coste Lewis’s Voyage of the Sable Venus Reviewed at The Rumpus November 20, 2015: We’ll leave off the week with a thorough consideration of Robin Coste Lewis’s National Book Award-winning title, Voyage of the Sable Venus, as reviewed by Diana Arterian at The Rumpus. [...] by

Speaking of Marvels: It’s Matvei Yankelevich (and Daniil Kharms) November 20, 2015: At Speaking of Marvels, which features interviews with the authors of chapbooks, novellas, and more, Matvei Yankelevich answers questions about his translations of writing by Daniil Kharms, The Blue [...] by

Greetings from Pablo Neruda’s ‘Love Nest’ November 20, 2015: Yes, in this episode of “Poetry Cribs” (it doesn’t really exist, but we wish it did…) Washington Post takes a gander at Pablo Neruda’s “love nest” in the [...] by

Pen Poetry Series Features Duriel E. Harris November 20, 2015: This week the Pen Poetry Series brings its readers/listeners a special treat. Dawn Lundy Martin has selected four audio poems by Duriel E. Harris. Lundy Martin introduces the four audio-rich pieces, [...] by

Indyweek Applauds Chris Tonelli with an Indy Arts Award November 19, 2015: Carolina-based periodical, Indyweek, honors Birds LLC founder and So & So Books co-founder, Chris Tonelli, with an Indy Arts Award for his outstanding impact on the area’s literary scene. [...] by

The Noir of Lynda Hull at LARB November 19, 2015: If you’re a film noir aficionado and poetry lover, you’ll want to head over to the Los Angeles Review of Books to read Suzanne Lummis’s take on how the film genre informs the poetry [...] by

Congratulations to the Winners of 2015 National Book Awards! November 19, 2015: Last night, the National Book Foundation announced the winners of 2015 National Book Awards. Congratulations to Adam Johnson (Fiction), Ta-Nehisi Coates (Nonfiction), Neal Shusterman (Young [...] by

Ange Mlinko Reviews James Merrill: Life and Art at The Nation November 19, 2015: Over at The Nation, Ange Mlinko begins her review of Langdon Hammer’s James Merrill: Life and Art by writing: “Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore: ‘I lived for art, I lived for [...] by