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A Wanda Coleman Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library? December 17, 2014: We vote yes! The recommendation, submitted by Austin Straus (Wanda Coleman’s widow) and supported by the Los Angeles Times asks that the county consider changing the name of the Ascot Branch [...] by

Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa Awarded MacArthur Fellowships September 17, 2014: We woke up this morning to the wonderful news that two poets have been named MacArthur Fellows: Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa. We turn to Jacket Copy for some of the details: This year’s [...] by

Millennials Read More! September 16, 2014: A new study conducted by Pew Research concludes that millennials (that’s Americans ages 16-29) are reading more than elder generations of bookworms. From Jacket Copy: According to the report, [...] by

Coming Soon to a Bookshelf Near You: Greatest Hits of Oxford’s Bodleian Library September 4, 2014: Who DOESN’T want to have a book that also contains a picture of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s hair strand?! University of Chicago Press has unleashed this behemoth: Marks of Genius: Masterpieces [...] by

Fie! Shakespeare Blamed for Pimple Woe July 2, 2014: A new study by British dermatologists suggests that Shakespeare is to blame for our obsession with clear skin. However– according to Jacket Copy– writers at The Guardian and The [...] by

Electronic Literature Debuts Version 2.0 May 28, 2014: Can you believe that, not very long ago, electronic literature used to come from machines like this? We can’t either! It goes without saying then that Electronic Literature, a digital [...] by

LA Lifts Bukowski Beyond the Low-Life Cliche March 13, 2014: Is it possible to expand the scope of Bukowski scholarship beyond the low-life cliche that so permeates readings of his work? John Penner at Jacket Copy thinks yes, and on the occasion of this [...] by

Fodor’s Invites Travelers to Visit the World’s Most Fabulous Libraries March 13, 2014: The Los Angeles Times’s Jacket Copy reports that Fodor’s now suggests that travelers include visits to the world’s most beautiful libraries, into their trip itineraries: The best [...] by

Congratulations to Ansel Elkins: Winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize! March 5, 2014: Woo-hoo! Great news coming your way from Jacket Copy Ansel Elkins has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Yale Younger Poets Prize. The competition is among the oldest literary awards in the U.S. [...] by

It’s All Good: Jacket Copy Put Your Name on the List February 24, 2014: In her book review at the Los Angeles Times, Carolyn Kellogg considers a new book published by renegade literary outlet, N+1, ruminating on the difference between living in New York and attending an [...] by