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Diana Arterian Reviews Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts May 18, 2015: At the Boston Review, the awesome Diana Arterian reviews Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts: “Where most writers would hold back, Nelson lopes forward: ‘I was ashamed, but undaunted (my [...] by

2015 PEN Literary Award Winners Announced May 13, 2015: The 2015 PEN Literary Awards have been announced! Congratulations go out to Saeed Jones for winning the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry ($5,000) for Prelude to Bruise (Coffee House Press)! The [...] by

William Harris Reviews Amiri Baraka’s S O S: Poems at Boston Review March 30, 2015: At Boston Review, William Harris wonders why Amiri Baraka’s writing became so hard to find in print, and his career so different from how it started. He reflects on these unfortunate realities [...] by

Boston Review Hosts Forum: ‘Race and the Poetic Avant-Garde’ March 11, 2015: At Boston Review, a forum about race and the poetic avant-garde features responses by Erica Hunt, Prageeta Sharma, Dorothy Wang, Lyn Hejinian–with an introduction by Stefania Heim. From BR: [...] by

Boston Review Reviews Caroline Bergvall’s Drift February 4, 2015: At Boston Review, Dana Levin writes about Caroline Bergvall’s Drift (Nightboat Books 2014). To the point: “Bergvall has an ear for how the archaic and contemporary guises of English sound [...] by

Joyelle McSweeney Reviews the Virtuosic Uche Nduka December 16, 2014: Boston Review has radical proximity at heart today, with Joyelle McSweeney writing “The Flame in the Grate,” a piece on Uche Nduka’s surrealism. McSweeney covers four books: if only [...] by

At Boston Review: Stephen Burt Reviews ‘Poems About Poems’ December 2, 2014: What’s Stephen Burt reading? Recently, it’s books by Daniel Borzutzky, Tytti Heikkinen (translated by Niina Pollari), and Adam Sol. From Boston Review: If you write a book of poetry about [...] by

Cole Heinowitz Writes a Signal Piece on Ammiel Alcalay November 21, 2014: At Boston Review, Cole Heinowitz writes about poet, novelist, translator, scholar, professor, activist, editor, and “signal force of cultural recovery” Ammiel Alcalay. While his work on [...] by

Ann Lauterbach’s Poetics of Care October 1, 2014: Earlier this month at Boston Review, Jo Ann Clark reviewed (wonderfully) Ann Lauterbach’s ninth book of poetry, Under the Sign (Penguin 2014). “Lauterbach maintains a vigilance for others [...] by

Boston Review Starts a Forum in Response to Daniel Tiffany’s ‘Cheap Signaling’ September 17, 2014: Now the doughnuts are in their own image! Boston Review editor B.K. Fischer has created a forum of responses devoted to Daniel Tiffany’s essay on class consciousness as structured, read, and [...] by