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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

Slate Reviews Claudia Rankine’s Citizen October 10, 2014: Is there such a thing as “race neutral” language? At Slate, Jonathan Farmer reviews Claudia Rankine’s new and stunning American lyric, Citizen: Few words echo as far and fast as [...] by

The Rumpus Reviews Claudia Rankine’s Citizen September 30, 2014: Have you picked up your copy yet? We can’t wait to get ours! Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric sure sounds like it will do anything BUT disappoint. From The Rumpus: In a recent [...] by

Lauren Berlant Interviews Claudia Rankine in New Issue of BOMB September 18, 2014: In the fall issue of BOMB, Lauren Berlant interviews Claudia Rankine, whose new book Citizen: An American Lyric, is just out from Graywolf (and nominated for a National Book Award, and reading [...] by

Here It Is! 2014 National Book Award Longlist September 16, 2014: What a great 10-title longlist for the National Book Award! For more context on nominated poets, check out the write up a the LA Times and at the NY Times too. We’ll be looking forward to [...] by

Claudia Rankine Talks to The New Yorker About Her Visit to Ferguson August 26, 2014: “Let America Be America Again,” the famous Langston Hughes poem, “has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Poets.org,” remarks The New Yorker’s Alexandra Schwartz. Claudia [...] by

Time Out Recommends Anne Carson, Dorothea Lasky, More for Summer Reading… August 18, 2014: Time Out New York recommends new poetry books for their Summer Reads! Titles featured include Dorothea Lasky’s Rome, Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric, Louise Glück’s [...] by

What We Write About When We Write About April 24, 2014: Last month, sitting in a Brooklyn living room at a salon for women writers, a poet was talking about content. There was this notion among poets, she said, that a poem need not be about anything. That [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the [...] by

Perhaps Punishment Was Only About Context: New Issue of Lana Turner November 8, 2013: That subject line uses Claudia Rankine writing on Serena Williams at the 2009 US Open (“Be Angry”) for issue #6 of Lana Turner, which’s got in accompaniment poems by Chris Nealon [...] by