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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

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