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Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

The New York Times Publishes Claudia Rankine’s Profile of Serena Williams August 25, 2015: Claudia Rankine’s New York Times profile of Serena Williams, “The Meaning of Serena Williams,” is a good read for today (and, frankly, every day). In it, she writes: “The word [...] by

Evening Has Arrived in Affect Issue of Evening Will Come July 2, 2015: The “Affect and Poetry” issue of Evening Will Come, edited by Julie Carr and Aaron Angello, is here and well worth your reading-time. This one features essays by an incredible lot: Fred [...] by

Claudia Rankine to The Guardian: ‘The invisibility of black women is astounding’ June 30, 2015: Claudia Rankine’s Citizen has rocked poetry audiences stateside for quite a while now but on July 2 it will be published in England. The Guardian visits Rankine and learns more about her epic [...] by

Claudia Rankine Considers the Black Condition in Wake of Charleston Violence June 23, 2015: Claudia Rankine has written a stunning piece for the New York Times Magazine in the wake of the Charleston shooting, focusing on the current condition of black life–that it is one of mourning. [...] by

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen is a Finalist for the U.K.’s Forward Prize June 9, 2015: Claudia Rankine’s much-lauded Citizen is now earning accolades overseas! As Forward Prize judge, Carrie Etter writes: “As with prose poetry, the lyric essay expands our awareness of what [...] by

I Don’t Know How To Live April 17, 2015: In This Connection of Everyone With Lungs, Juliana Spahr’s “Poem Written from November 30, 2002 to March 27, 2003” opens with a litany of thoughts upon waking in the morning to the sound of [...] by

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced! March 13, 2015: The National Book Critics Circle Award winners were announced at a ceremony in New York last night; and to our delight, Claudia Rankine has won the poetry award for Citizen, reports the LA Times. [...] by

What Does It Mean to Bear Witness? Carol Muske-Dukes Observes Four Poets at Work March 9, 2015: Jacket Copy hosts Carol Muske-Dukes’s recent article about Tom Sleigh, Marilyn Hacker, Deborah Landau, and Cecilia Woloch: four poets who, like Claudia Rankine, witness and critique four very [...] by

The 35th Annual L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists Announced March 5, 2015: The L.A. Times announced the finalists for the 35th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes yesterday. Killer lineup we have here! Poetry Gillian Conoley, “Peace” (Omnidawn) Katie Ford, “Blood Lyrics: [...] by