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Jorie Graham Wins 2016 L.A. Times Book Prize for Poetry April 11, 2016: Jacket Copy announces the 2016 winners of the L.A. Times Book Prize! This year’s ceremony, which honored the previous year’s best books and their authors at the Los Angeles Times Festival [...] by

It’s Okay If You Didn’t Go to AWP April 4, 2016: Really, it’s no biggie. But if you need to get over that last hurdle of FOMO, look no further than writer Viet Thanh Nguyen’s essay for Jacket Copy, written last week as more than 12,000 [...] by

Maggie Nelson Talks to Sasha Frere-Jones About Memoir, Fragment, Form… March 9, 2016: Sasha Frere-Jones interviews poet, nonfiction writer, and NBCC award contender Maggie Nelson, whose memoir The Red Parts is soon to be re-released by Graywolf. The two talked for Jacket Copy about [...] by

L.A. Times Honors Juan Felipe Herrera for Lifetime Achievement February 23, 2016: Poet laureate of the U.S., Juan Felipe Herrera, will be given the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement by the Los Angeles Times, as reported today at Jacket Copy. Carolyn Kellogg reports: [...] by

Ross Gay Interview at Jacket Copy: He Has His Own Orchard! February 12, 2016: At Jacket Copy, an interview with Ross Gay on how it feels to be up for so many literary awards with his third collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. Abigail Licad asks, “Any expression of [...] by

Five Booksellers in Hong Kong Have Gone Missing Since October January 21, 2016: In Hong Kong, five booksellers have gone missing since October. The latest is Lee Bo. Bo co-owns a bookstore “associated with a publisher of books critical of the Chinese government” [...] by

Stephen Burt Remembers C. D. Wright January 21, 2016: The outpouring of tributes and remembrances of C. D. Wright, across publications and on social media, has been much expected and yet still astonishing. As we reported last week, Wright died in her [...] by

In Los Angeles, a Library Branch in Wanda Coleman’s Honor November 18, 2015: Wanda Coleman’s friends, family, and colleagues in the Los Angeles poetry community have been advocating for a branch dedication since Coleman’s death in 2013. Now, following a recent [...] by

Norton Executive Editor Jill Bialosky Talks Fiction and Poetry October 21, 2015: At Jacket Copy, Norton Executive Editor, poet, and fiction writer Jill Bialosky spends a moment talking about her new novel (The Prize) and her secret to balancing multiple literary projects. More, [...] by

National Book Award for Poetry Finalists Announced September 15, 2015: The National Book Foundation has announced the names of poets on this year’s “longlist” for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. Finalists include poets both established and [...] by