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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

Virtually Visit Shakespeare’s World February 4, 2016: Always wanted to visit the Globe in the 16th century, but never have? We know the feeling. According to an article published in Popular Science, now you can visit a virtual reality rendering of [...] by

Drawings by Joan Mitchell for Frank O’Hara’s ‘Meditations in an Emergency’ February 4, 2016: In the new issue of the Brooklyn Rail, Verbatim presents a selection of drawings from the Joan Mitchell Foundation Archives, originally made for O’Hara’s poem, “Meditations in an Emergency.” [...] by

The New York Times Pays a Visit to London’s Majestic Bookstore, Heywood Hill February 4, 2016: One paragraph in to this New York Times article about Heywood Hill and you’ll want to read more. The unique London literary landmark where Nancy Mitford once worked is a go-to for bibliophiles [...] by

Ashraf Fayadh Death Sentence Overturned by Saudi Court February 3, 2016: We’re happy to report that the death sentence for Ashraf Fayadh imposed by a Saudi court has been overturned. You might remember we initially reported on the story here and here. Unfortunately, [...] by