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Ilya Kaminsky on Rae Armantrout’s Channeling of Voices March 10, 2014: Ilya Kaminsky writes about Rae Armantrout for the Boston Review blog today. Kaminsky makes the distinction between the poet as "bard and storyteller—one who who sings" and other sorts, "those who chanted, cast spells, shrieked or whispered nonsense or fragments of words or images, making magic come into being through language." [...] by

Reading List, January 2013 January 30, 2013: [caption id="attachment_60198" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Paul Blackburn, from the POETRY magazine archive[/caption] We're pleased to welcome a new series to the Editors' Blog this year. Each month we will ask Poetry's recent contributors to share a book—or several—that they've been poring over. A big thanks to our January [...] by

Special Issue of American Book Review Focuses on Arab-American Literature January 11, 2013: We'd highly recommend this special issue, just out, of American Book Review, edited by Philip Metres, with a focus on Arab-American literature. Among a truckful of good reads are reviews by Dale Smith on Farid Matuk's This Isa Nice Neighborhood, Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky on Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah's Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me; [...] by

Translation is Treason March 7, 2012: Our annual translation issue returns this month with poems that span several centuries and continents. The oldest poem in the issue, from the thirteenth century, appears in a portfolio from Peter Cole’s recently released book, The Poetry of Kabbalah: The Nut Garden holds things felt and thought And feeling for thought is always a [...] by