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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

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