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More on Claudia Rankine’s Double NBCC Nominations January 23, 2015: Writers of the literary sort are flocking to expand on the news of Claudia Rankine being nominated for not one, but two National Book Critics Circle Awards–in poetry and criticism. As [...] by

Obliteration Excavations 2: Back to the Bodies January 22, 2015: In How to Draw What You See, the artist Rudy De Reyna’s reveals that: To render a faithful, realistic drawing, you must be able to observe the basic structure of an object, regardless of how [...] by

National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced! January 20, 2015: The New York Times’ ArtsBeat reminds us that the National Book Critics Circle Awards are “one of the most prestigious American literary awards…judged by a panel of critics and book [...] by

Announcing The Improbable: Reviews by Booksellers for Booksellers January 13, 2015: A new, monthly collection of little reviews from independent booksellers is up and running! For its first issue, The Improbable feasts on new books from Ed Sanders, Claudia Rankine, Ray Johnson, [...] by

At PBS: Rankine on the Violent Deaths of Black Men December 8, 2014: Last week, on the heels of the Eric Garner grand jury decision, PBS News Hour posted a video of Claudia Rankine reading from Citizen on the violent deaths of black men. They’ve also included [...] by

Amy Berkowitz Has a Promising Idea for a Series of Paintings December 5, 2014: In a new post for VIDA’s Reports from the Field, poet and publisher Amy Berkowitz’s “Paintings I Won’t Paint” addresses some oft-topical subjects, to her own chagrin: rape [...] by

Black Lives Matter: A Roundup of Worthy Reads November 25, 2014: In the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury non-indictment, this poetry-news day is a slow one. Or is it? Some links we feel might be worth a moment of your time: 1. Audre Lorde’s [...] by

Tonight’s National Book Awards Belong to Claudia Rankine? November 19, 2014: At The Guardian, writer Michelle Dean argues that the Golden Globe of literary awards–that being, of course, the National Book Award–could very well go to Claudia Rankine for her [...] by

The New Yorker Applauds Citizen, by Claudia Rankine October 22, 2014: At The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson reviews (and very well contextualizes) Claudia Rankine’s newest collection of poems, Citizen: An American Lyric. The poet Claudia Rankine’s new volume, her [...] by

Announcing…. the 2014 National Book Award Finalists! October 15, 2014: Hip-hip-hurray! The National Book Foundation announced this morning the finalists for the 2014 National Book Award in the categories of: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people’s [...] by