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Inaugural Kathy Acker Fellowship Offered by Les Figues Press February 19, 2015: Such great news for Kathy Acker fans (and anyone else with that bent, we’d imagine): Les Figues Press is offering a Kathy Acker Fellowship, currently accepting applications! In honor of the [...] by

Hilton Als on McCarthy-era Langston Hughes February 19, 2015: In 1953, Langston Hughes was one of many writers brought before Joseph McCarthy’s Subcommittee on Un-American Activities. He and playwright Elmer Rice (who wrote the amazing Adding Machine, and [...] by

To Infinity and Beyond: Joel Gregory and Emji Spero of Timeless Infinite Light in Conversation February 18, 2015: If you haven’t met Timeless Infinite Light yet, Open House Poetry has a very solid introduction. Who are they? Where did they come from? How did they get here? From Open House: IJ: I realize I [...] by

Women in Tech, Represent! San Jose’s Media Poetry Studio Dream February 18, 2015: Dream on, and on, and on, and on! This Indiegogo project caught our eye because it’s one of the best: a group of San Jose poets laureate who are joining forces to fund a media studio that [...] by

How to Make Your Poetry More Marxy February 18, 2015: UK poet Verity Spott tells us how to make our poetry more “Marxy”: “[T]he Poet must be shuddering in the depths of a concept. It is not enough that she regulates her reality through [...] by

Let Us Not Let John Berryman Lapse Into Obscurity February 18, 2015: The door closes on the centennial year of John Berryman’s birth. At The Atlantic, Christopher Benfey considers how this kind of celebration has the potential to bury the poet. “What’s [...] by

February 19: Jen Bervin to Read at The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library February 17, 2015: Hey New Haven! Jen Bervin, whose work has been featured on these pages, will deliver a lecture at The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library entitled “On Envelopes and Silk” on [...] by

Does T.S. Eliot’s Ghost Haunt New England? February 17, 2015: The Guardian warns readers that a recent phone-in to NPR might prove that the ghost of T.S. Eliot could actually be haunting Dana Hawkes’s house. But, as The Guardian infers, this might simply [...] by

Realms Yet to Come: Two Questions for Cassandra Troyan February 17, 2015: Christopher Higgs asks writer, artist, poet, and filmmaker Cassandra Troyan TWO questions for Entropy. “These questions arise from my particular approach to reading and critical analysis, which [...] by

PEN World Voices Festival to Focus on Africa February 17, 2015: The New York Times’s ArtsBeat turns our attention to the 2015 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, which has announced its lineup for this year’s incarnation, gathering [...] by