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Vjay Iyer and Mike Ladd : The Hypermeter of collaboration December 9, 2013: [caption id="attachment_78191" align="alignright" width="500"] Holding It Down Ensemble, Harlem Stage, 2012. Photo credit: Vijay Iyer[/caption] It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed. I did not know the man personally but for those who knew him and his work, his departure touched everyone. He was a Black man. A Gay man. He [...]
David Ferry Wins National Book Award November 15, 2012: The results are in! David Ferry wins this years National Book Award in poetry for his collection Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations. Here's a brief write-up, including a live stream of the ceremony, via GalleyCat. Congrats! Official announcement here.
National Book Award Finalists Announced October 10, 2012: Congratulations to the fantastic poets in the running for this year's National Book Award! The finalists for the 2012 Award for Poetry are: —Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations by David Ferry —Heavenly Bodies by Cynthia Huntington —Fast Animal by Tim Seibles —Night of the Republic by Alan Shapiro —Meme by Susan Wheeler [...]