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An Incomplete Guide to the Poetry Books I Currently Have on Tap (or, When and Why Networks Work) April 29, 2013: All the “best of” or “holiday gift” lists come out in December and January, when books that had our attention in the early (still chilly, here in New Jersey) days of spring have gotten buried beneath . . . let’s say autumn leaves and winter snows.  Here’s a quick list of newish poetry books currently or very recently on my mind, for [...] by

At LARB: Erika Meitner on the Olympic Trampoline, Getting Pregnant, and Charles Olson August 9, 2012: We mentioned at the start of the Summer 2012 Olympics that the Los Angeles Review of Books was running a series featuring poets on the "Ghost Sports"--the latest, published yesterday, has Erika Meitner writing about the Trampoline. She somehow connects the sport to her personal tribulations with pregnancy and the Charles Olson line of poetry. [...] by

NPR’s Morning Edition and LARB Celebrate the Olympics with Poetry July 27, 2012: Happily, the Poetry Parnassus seems to have inspired a wellspring of poetic events. First, NPR's Morning Edition is hosting a poetry competition every morning next week, somewhat in the style of the original Olympics in ancient Greece: From the far reaches of the globe, we've invited poets to compose original works celebrating [...] by