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A Story We Can Really Get Behind: ‘Why You Should Buy Poetry This Holiday Season’ at Huffington Post December 4, 2013: Kelly Forsythe of Copper Canyon Press reminds readers (and us, frankly) why poetry books make excellent gifts (even, yes, for non-poets) this holiday season. While it may seem obvious that the term holiday implies one of the few moments of our year during which we can truly relax, shutdown our conceptual brains and tune-in to the [...] by

The Victorious Battles Are Withered Wounds: Translating Pablo de Rokha November 7, 2013: On December 10 of this year, Copper Canyon will be publishing an anthology edited by Forrest Gander and Raúl Zurita called Pinholes in the Night: Essential Poems from Latin America. My husband Evan Lavender-Smith and I translated “The Old Man’s Song” by Pablo de Rokha for this amazing and ambitious anthology. That our marriage survived [...] by

NYTimes’s ArtsBeat Blog Profiles Copper Canyon Press October 25, 2013: We strongly recommend Dana Jennings's fantastic and informative interview with Copper Canyon Press's Executive Editor, Michael Wiegers, on the New York Times's ArtsBeat blog! It's a great glimpse into the inner-workings of one mighty small press publisher, tucked away in the woods of Port Townshend, WA. Small presses are the lifeblood of [...] by

Poetry et Le E-book Revolution May 22, 2013: 'Tis happening, friends! Not only are your favorite fiction and non-fiction books available in electronic formats—but now—your favorite books of poetry are rapidly becoming available in e-book form, as reported by The Associated Press in the Seattle Times. Part of the challenge is the devices themselves, with screens varying in [...] by

The state of digital poetry publishing March 29, 2011: In Publishers Weekly, Craig Morgan Teicher reviews the current landscape of e-books for publishers of poetry. There's a heavy emphasis on "current" because the struggle for a standard that will support all of the formatting needs of poetry (and any book with a need to maintain any sort of design elements whatsoever) isn't going to come to a [...] by