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Oh, Evolve?! Electronic Publication Ferries Poetry into the Future with John Ashbery September 15, 2014: Whatever you do, don’t look back! Poetry has been slow to the e-book boom, and for good reason. When John Ashbery looked at the first four electronic editions of his poetry he observed that [...] by

I Have a Pettiness to Expiate June 24, 2014: The other night, I read some of Ann Stanford’s poems at an event at the Poetry Foundation, “The Voice of Women in American Poetry.” I knew Ann Stanford (she was my teacher at California State [...] by

‘This is Gene Derwood speaking’ April 16, 2014: It’s still going at a reduced scale down on 24th Street at Folsom, but Adobe Books used to be a barn of a store on 16th Street in the Mission District of San Francisco, and to my mind the epicenter [...] by

Is It Work? April 15, 2014: A neighbor famously called Robert Frost the laziest man in the world, not just because he sat on the porch all day staring at nature like it was television, but also because he was constantly falling [...] by

On ‘Fish’ and ‘Fallen Angels’: Book Forum Considers Olivia Laing’s The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking February 11, 2014: Book Forum introduces readers to Olivia Laing’s heartfelt glimpse at American writers whose literary prestige and alcoholism were so intertwined: John Berryman, John Steinbeck, Raymond Carver, [...] by

Elizabeth Bishop’s Memorial Service (1979) Now Digitized at the Woodberry Poetry Room February 7, 2014: Chemin de Fer. “There’s always a pool parlor wherever one goes,” wrote Elizabeth Bishop. Morning. Harvard’s Woodberry Poetry Room has just finished digitizing and editing the [...] by

Paris Review Heads to Brazil for a Look into Elizabeth Bishop’s Latest Appearance on the Big Screen November 14, 2013: The Paris Review heads to Brazil to consider the legendary Elizabeth Bishop’s years in Rio de Janeiro. Bishop’s time there, with her lover, Lota de Macedo Soares, is the inspiration [...] by

“Never Smiles:” Elizabeth Bishop Biopic Garners Village Voice’s Rotten Tomatoes November 6, 2013: Well, oh well. There’s a new biopic out, exploring the life and legacy of Elizabeth Bishop, but the Voice doesn’t recommend that you see it. The film, Reaching for the Moon, is directed [...] by

Elizabeth Bishop’s ‘One Art’ Scores a -2.50305521472 June 6, 2013: Turns out, in the literary death match between Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Bishop, it’s Plath all the way! Or, that’s to say, Plath’s poem “Edge” (which scored a [...] by

It’s On! Dear Elizabeth Opens This Weekend at Berkeley Rep. May 29, 2013: That’s right! Acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl’s newest play opens this weekend at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and it’s based on the three-decades-long letter correspondences between [...] by