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Flavorwire for Your Monday: ‘20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry’ September 9, 2013: Hopefully your Monday morning co-workers aren't giving you grief for all those readings that you said you attended this weekend, but if they are: rest assured that the folks at Flavorwire have got your back—in addition to—well, you know—us! That's right, just in time for that Monday morning workplace existential crisis, we bring [...] by

After 30 Years, a New Edith Sitwell Biography May 23, 2011: Poet and biographer Richard Greene, who teaches at the University of Toronto and won a Governor General's Literary Award in 2010, has written a new biography of Dame Edith Sitwell (1887-1964), reports the Montreal Gazette. Long overdue (the last bio of Sitwell was A Unicorn Among Lions, published in 1981), Edith Sitwell: Avant Garde Poet, [...] by

Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Maybe all poets are nerds or they wouldn’t be poets. But not all poets write nerdy. Some are suave, which can be a good thing. Some are elegant in an elegant way. Nerds can be elegant in a backwards way, by retaining their bumps and inelegances, bumptious idiosyncrasies, a being-in-life at least as much as in-literature. There’s plenty to [...] by