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Aaron Kunin Points to the Aesthetic Ground September 29, 2015: “Would Vanessa Place Be a Better Poet If She Had Better Opinions?” asks Aaron Kunin at Nonsite. Kunin posits that Place’s work might just be “poorly written,” [...] by

Claudia Rankine Wins Forward Prize! September 29, 2015: Congratulations to Claudia Rankine: winner of the 2015 Forward Prize for her astonishing new book, Citizen. As you may have gathered from our many posts this spring and summer, the book has been [...] by

Claudia Rankine’s Next Book Will Be About the Culture of Cancer September 11, 2015: Holy Moley, The Guardian is on a roll: in addition to reporting on the 2015 Academy of American Poets Prizes, it shares this scoop from the desk of Claudia Rankine. The story begins with [...] by

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