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Chris Nealon Essay on Infinitude & Dana Ward Now at Mediations: Journal of the Marxist Literary Group March 25, 2015: After three years and change of working on an essay about Dana Ward’s The Crisis of Infinite Worlds (now in its second printing, we hear!), Chris Nealon has published it in the Spring issue of [...] by

Kicking Off National Poetry Month 2015 March 25, 2015: One week from today we kick off National Poetry Month with our annual blogging extravaganza. We know, dear reader, you’ve been waiting all year to see who the 20 poets will be for 2015. Wait no [...] by

The Knight Foundation to Digitize Vast Archive of African-American Poetry March 24, 2015: At The Knight Blog (the blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation): “A rich library of African-American poetry goes digital”! Turns out that a Knight Arts Challenge grant will [...] by

Belfast Honors Michael Longley March 24, 2015: The BBC reports that Irish poet, Michael Longley, has been granted “freedom of Belfast.” Longley’s influences include William Butler Yeats, Wilfred Owen, and D.H. Lawrence. His [...] by

The Guardian Visits Claerwen James March 24, 2015: The Guardian brought to light Claerwen James’s recollections of her father, the poet Clive James. Claerwen’s recollections are of an isolated childhood, without her father. She is an [...] by

Mark Nowak Talks About His Poetry Activism at Split This Rock March 24, 2015: Poet and activist Mark Nowak is interviewed at Split This Rock! Talk about a good perception of the poetry workshop. In response to a question about the role of dialogue in his poetry activism, Nowak [...] by

R.I.P. Howard H. Guttenplan, Who Bridged Poetry and Film in the Lower East Side (1934 – 2015) March 23, 2015: Howard Guttenplan directed the Millennium Film Workshop from 1971 to 2011. It emerged from the same initiative, a federal anti-poverty program, that helped create The Poetry Project at St. [...] by

Starry Messengers: Milton, Celestial Events, and More at Hyperallergic March 23, 2015: In her review of Starry Messengers: Signs and Science from the Skies (now on view at Harvard University’s Houghton Library until May 2), Allison Meier approaches celestial events through the [...] by

Field Report From Field Report: Robin Tremblay-McGaw on Bay Area Event With De’Ath, Tamayo & Troyan March 23, 2015: Robin Tremblay-McGaw continues her turn as the best field reporter in the Bay Area, with this blog post on X Poetics about the March 1 meeting of feminist minds, co-sponsored by Small Press Traffic [...] by

Harold Abramowitz & Amanda Ackerman Prompt Carless Angelenos to Read Poems This Sunday March 20, 2015: Attention all “carless Angelenos”! This Sunday, Harold Abramowitz and Amanda Ackerman have quite a reading for you, to take place during this year’s CicLAvia (“an experience, [...] by