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Amy King on the Naysayers of Poetry’s Vastness at Boston Review February 7, 2014: Amy King brings the right and the left to hold wallets in full circle in a new essay for the Boston Review. Is poetry dead, how so, what marketplace, etc.? She writes: I. A PRIMER FOR POETRY’S [...] by

Mary Ruefle’s Trances of the Blast & Interrogating the Lyric January 30, 2014: B.K. Fischer reviews Mary Ruefle’s Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013) for Boston Review, noting that “[i]t is easy to approach the work of this woman from Vermont as if she were a [...] by

Vulnerability & Interruption at Red Rover Reading Series January 22, 2014: B.K. Fischer writes for the Boston Review blog about the Chicago reading and performance series Red Rover and its recent event, Red Rover Series Experiment #71 (co-curated by Jen Karmin, Laura [...] by

Boston Review’s Top 20 & Some Libidinous Prongs January 2, 2014: We’re into this list from the Boston Review, which collects (alphabetically) the online magazine’s top-20 most-read poems published there this year. Includes Ben Fama, Jessica Laser, [...] by

Storytelling, Epics + Disobedience: Boston Review’s Lindsay Turner in Conversation with Alice Notley November 13, 2013: Boston Review’s Lindsay Turner ventured out on Paris’s hottest day of the summer—ninety-four degrees!—to interview Alice Notley. The two spoke about epics, storytelling, and [...] by

‘Negative is not the same as critical’: Boston Review Reviews The Claudius App September 17, 2013: The Claudius App 5 put the firefighting sense back in hotspot (we wrote about its helium effect here). David Gorin at the Boston Review looks back at all five issues of the consummate bed for [...] by

Poetry Has List-o-mania & Netflix Streaming August 19, 2013: Though we personally much prefer Lisztomania, poetry lists were all the rage this weekend–we blame Flavorwire. To get it straight, Daniel Evans Pritchard at Boston Review has put together a [...] by

Calvin Bedient on Affect in Poetry at Boston Review July 25, 2013: Boston Review posted this thought-provoking piece by Calvin Bedient called “Against Conceptualism: Defending the Poetry of Affect.” The lengthy essay considers why “more poets are [...] by

Stephen Burt Responds to Mark Edmundson’s Harper’s Article July 1, 2013: Check out Stephen Burt’s response to the Mark Edmundson war on words from a week or so ago. At the Boston Review, Burt thanks Edmundson for providing an attack that provokes a response. And, [...] by

Christina Davis’s Meditation on Renouncing Poetry June 28, 2013: At the Boston Review blog, Christina Davis explores the all-too-familiar concept of quitting the poetry game (much more eloquently). She matches the simple gesture of “leaving Facebook” [...] by