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From Poetry Magazine: The “Unfashionable Historic Personage” April 2, 2012: Looking through the Poetry archive this past month, we came across the above letter from Conrad Aiken in the March 1964 issue. Aiken's letter is a response to James L. Dickey's review of his book The Morning Song of Lord Zero in the December 1963 issue. Dickey cuts to the chase: The course of poetry appears to have turned away from Conrad [...] by

Dude, where’s my canon? National Book Foundation contextualizes past poetry winners February 18, 2011: In January, the National Book Foundation announced the forthcoming launch of its blog dedicated to National Book Award-winning poetry. Well, as of February 14th, the blog is upon us! Starting will William Carlos Williams in 1950, each entry is written by a contemporary poet and contains biographical information, contextual background on other [...] by