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Imagine Zapf: Creator of Approximately 200 Typefaces August 24, 2015: Hyperallergic’s Allison Meier brought to our attention the work of type designer Hermann Zapf. Zapf designed the popular typefaces Palatino and Optima. He died on June 5th and in tribute, the [...] by

What if Sylvia Plath and Frida Kahlo Split a Blunt? August 18, 2015: In case you have been wondering what would happen if Sylvia Plath and Frida Kahlo got together and smoked a joint, Musas, a new play that takes the stage at the New York International Fringe [...] by

‘This young woman’s voice was like no other at the time': Douglas Messerli Recollects First Encounters with the Writings of Bernadette Mayer August 18, 2015: Although Douglas Messerli and Bernadette Mayer are very close in age, Messerli recalls his surprise when he first encountered her poems. She wrote with a connection to Gertrude Stein, but with a [...] by

Cambridge University Library Adds Oldest Multicolor Print Book to its Digital Library August 10, 2015: Hyperallergic’s Allison Meier reveals that Cambridge University Library “recently added selections from its Chinese collections to its Digital Library Site.” Manual of Calligraphy [...] by

John Ashbery’s Breezeway Reviewed at Hyperallergic July 14, 2015: James Gibbons reviews John Ashbery’s new book, Breezeway (HarperCollins/Ecco), for Hyperallergic: “[Ashbery’s] writerly game is indulgence (in the sense of aesthetic pleasure, [...] by

Mexico City Lit Responds to Disappearances With Bilingual Anthology July 2, 2015: In early June, Mexico City Lit (a bilingual review and publishing house based in the nation’s capital) released Poets for Ayotzinapa, a free digital anthology created in response to the [...] by

New York City Libraries Receive Largest Funding Boost Ever June 26, 2015: Hyperallergic reports that the NYC Council voted and approved the fiscal year 2016 budget this week, which includes a $39 million-dollar boost for NYC libraries. More: In a deal on the fiscal year [...] by

Spend Some Quality Time With the Writing of Jean-Michel Basquiat June 25, 2015: At Hyperallergic, Megan N. Liberty gives Jean-Michel Basquiat the writer his due, referencing the current show at Brooklyn Museum, The Unknown Notebooks. “Seeing and reading the pages in the [...] by

It’s True: We <3 Bruce Conner May 27, 2015: As most poets do, as John Yau writes in his recent article at Hyperallergic. Conner, a postwar American artist who worked in nearly every medium throughout his career, is known for incorporating [...] by

All Members of USC’s 2016 MFA Class Drop Out of Program in Protest May 15, 2015: Hyperallergic and Artforum both report that the entire first-year MFA class of USC’s Roski School of Art has dropped out of the program in protest of current conditions. “The group of [...] by