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Tales from the Woodberry Poetry Room: Christina Davis on the Discovery of a Recording of Susan and Fanny Howe’s Mother, Mary Manning Howe, Reading Yeats August 16, 2013: New at the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University's Vocarium, Christina Davis shares the details of her discovery of a rare, archival recording of Mary Manning Howe (mother of poets, Susan Howe and Fanny Howe) reading poetry by W.B. Yeats. Davis writes: Once a year I permit myself to listen to the last recording I have of my father. I [...] by

Reading List: July/August 2013 (Part I) August 5, 2013: [caption id="attachment_71565" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Installation by Matej Kren[/caption] The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Our July/August double issue features even more poets and writers [...] 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" with "gravitas of the renunciations . . . (those of George Oppen, Arthur Rimbaud, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Laura Riding, the list goes on)." From "The [...] by