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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

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