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A Soccer Addict’s Dream Weekend with Charles Simic July 3, 2014: Tomorrow is the big day. We have France v. Germany followed by Brazil v. Colombia—does life get any better than this? Not if you’re a bona fide soccer fanatic like Charles Simic. You can read [...] by

Celebrate Lunch Poems Tonight at the Poetry Project June 11, 2014: If you’re lucky enough to be in New York tonight, celebrate Frank O’Hara and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lunch Poems at the Poetry Project. “Frank O’Hara’s Lunch [...] by

National Poetry Series Winners Announced December 6, 2013: The winners for the 2013 National Poetry Series are in! And they are: Ampersand Revisited, by Simeon Berry of Somerville, MA Chosen by Ariana Reines, to be published by Fence Books Trespass, by [...] by

‘What if I Did That?’ Tom Comitta at SF Weekly December 17, 2012: Over at SF Weekly’s The Write Stuff is a very cool interview with sound poet, poet poet, composer, and publisher Tom Comitta, who lives in Oakland. It’s all image: What’s your [...] by

The Week In Review: 12-12-12 Edition December 14, 2012: Last month, the one-year anniversary of 11-11-11 passed through without much fanfare. This Wednesday, we celebrated December 12, 2012, or 12-12-12, and the last time three numbers will line up on the [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week December 14, 2012: If the top five looks familiar on this week’s contemporary best sellers list, that’s because we’ve had no movement in the gold, silver, and bronze positions. Topping off the list is Mary [...] by

The Week We Submitted December 7, 2012: The life of a published poet may sound romantic to outsiders, with the exquisite sensitivity, the marginal fame, and the enhanced dating prospects those things entail. But for all but the most [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week December 7, 2012: Still holding strong at #1 on the contemporary best sellers list this week is Mary Oliver’s A Thousand Mornings. Jack Gilbert’s Collected Poems moves by leaps and bounds to #2, up from #8 last [...] by

The Week We Gave Out Awards November 30, 2012: It’s the end of the last week of November and nearly the end of 2012, which means it’s a fine time to start celebrating our victories, mourning our losses, and making lists of things. We’re not [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week November 30, 2012: On this week’s contemporary best sellers list Mary Oliver bookends the top five with A Thousand Mornings at the top position and Swan coming in at #5. Louise Glück’s Poems 1962-2012 moves from [...] by