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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

In the Waiting Room April 1, 2013: In the last year and a half, thanks to various potential threats to my health, I’ve had ample time to consider the particular space of the waiting room. I always set out for a doctor’s [...] by

Poetry Education or Educating the Poet October 23, 2012: Over at the Rumpus, David Biespiel is being inundated. “All of a sudden my inbox is filling up with links from friends to two essays related to poetry that have almost everything and nothing in [...] by

Elizabeth Bishop’s Geography September 6, 2012: When we look at a map, what do we really see? Is there such thing as cartographic neutrality? An essay on the Paris Review website dwells on Elizabeth Bishop’s geographic poems, and how her [...] by

Robert Pinsky Discusses Ben Jonson’s Speaker at Slate July 17, 2012: Slate posted a nice bit of poetry criticism by Robert Pinsky today. Using poems by Walt Whitman and Elizabeth Bishop as launchpads, Pinsky dives in to Ben Jonson’s “On My First Son” [...] by

Elizabeth Bishop’s watercolors: “two brushstrokes each, but confidently cows” March 9, 2011: Writing for The New York Review of Books William Benton reviews Elizabeth Bishop’s “other art:” her watercolors. In the 40 or so surviving examples of her paintings, Benton sees [...] by

A pictorial “how to” for juggling three Elizabeth Bishop collections February 21, 2011: If William Logan’s New York Times review of all things Bishop this Sunday didn’t quite satisfy you’re Bishop fever, then perhaps a little graphica? In the Barnes and Noble Review, [...] by

Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Nerdiness is flashing a full frontal when you haven’t waxed and aren’t really an exhibitionist. by