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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

NEH Awards $1.7 Million in Public Scholar Grants July 31, 2015: Jacket Copy brings word that the National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $1.7 million to 36 authors working on scholarly nonfiction books–outside of the academy. The gesture is an [...] by

Poetry Flash in Financial Trouble June 30, 2015: Sad news for Poetry Flash, the longstanding Berkeley-based poetry newsletter. Jacket Copy reports that the financial situation is fairly dire. David Ulin writes: As contributing editor Dawn-Michelle [...] by

Carolyn Kellogg Interviews Newly-Appointed U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera at Jacket Copy June 11, 2015: We’re still completely thrilled that Juan Felipe Herrera will become the next U.S. Poet Laureate. For Herrera-newcomers, be sure to check out Jacket Copy for a great intro to his poetry and [...] by

Eve Fowler Breaths New Life into Stein’s Poetry June 1, 2015: Los Angeles art and poetry aficionados have a unique opportunity to view Gertrude Stein’s poetry reimagined as advertising billboards. Eve Fowler has been working with Stein’s poetry for [...] by

The Paris Review, Now a Video Star May 29, 2015: Paris Review has launched a new video series, it’s “My First Time:” interviews with authors about their first books. From Jacket Copy: […] Since its first issue in 1953, the [...] by