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Guardian Reviews English Renaissance Poetry edited by John Williams April 15, 2016: Guardian’s Nicholas Lezard applauds a collection of English Renaissance Poetry edited by American author and academic John Williams. Originally published in 1963, this is a [...] by

Marianne Moore’s Rebirth April 15, 2016: At the New Yorker Adrienne Raphel draws our attention to the fervent, outspoken readers immersed in Marianne Moore’s literary oeuvre—from Linda Leavell, Moore’s biographer, to Jonathan [...] by

Dale Smith Reviews ‘Startlingly Prescient’ Aeneid (David Hadbawnik, tr.) at Boston Review April 14, 2016: Dale Smith’s recent Boston Review read-through (“Listening Through Time”) of Shearsman Books’s Aeneid (Books I-VI) translated by David Hadbawnik, illustrated by Carrie Kaser, [...] by

‘Poetry is a Welcome’: Split This Rock Poetry Festival ‘Love Bombs’ D.C. April 14, 2016: Split This Rock’s biannual poetry festival kicked off last night across the D.C. area with poetry readings and special events “working to bring poetry back into social justice [...] by

Stefania Heim Translates Giorgio de Chirico for A Public Space April 13, 2016: Stefania Heim has translated poems by Giorgio de Chirico! In the newest issue of A Public Space, Brett Fletcher Lauer introduces the portfolio, writing of the painter’s enlistment in the [...] by

Creating a New Canon of Innovative Latin@ Writing: Angels of the Americlypse April 13, 2016: In a Boston Review review of Angels of the Americlypse: An Anthology of New Latin@ Writing, edited by Carmen Giménez Smith and John Chávez for Counterpath Press, Rachel Galvin writes that the [...] by

International & Canadian Shortlists Announced for Griffin Poetry Prize 2016 April 12, 2016: The International and Canadian Shortlists have been announced for the Griffin Poetry Prize 2016! These seven finalists—four international and three Canadian—will be reading in Toronto on June 1, [...] by

Say Bye to Reason and Hi to Everything… April 12, 2016: Poetry news of the capricious kind: Capricious Publishing (Capricious is a magazine and art book publisher based in New York) announces its premiere series of longform chapbooks, selected and edited [...] by

‘Is a Poem Not Unlike an X-Ray?’ Amit Majmudar on NPR’s Morning Edition April 12, 2016: “It has this mathematical, musical aspect to it that quickens it into poetry.” Amit Majmudar explained about an x-ray and a poem’s similarities. Ohio’s first-ever poet [...] by

Jorie Graham Wins 2016 L.A. Times Book Prize for Poetry April 11, 2016: Jacket Copy announces the 2016 winners of the L.A. Times Book Prize! This year’s ceremony, which honored the previous year’s best books and their authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival [...] by