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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

For Sale: An Uncorrected Proof of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar May 28, 2015: Not just ANY uncorrected proof: the 1962 document reveals that Plath made roughly 70 corrections to The Bell Jar prior to publication. It also bears her pseudonym, “Victoria Lucas,” which [...] by

Printed Matter is Moving! May 21, 2015: In the beginning, there was Printed Matter Lispenard Street, followed by Printed Matter Wooster Street, and now, Printed Matter is preparing for its next adventure: Eleventh Avenue. Yes that’s [...] by

‘Two quasi-independent language systems’ in Your Brain May 15, 2015: A new study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins, Rice, and Columbia Universities reveals that written and spoken language can function independent of one another because those impulses occur [...] by

O/R Books Will Re-boot The Evergreen Review March 30, 2015: Holy cow! O/R Books plans to bring back The Evergreen Review! As O/R Books co-founder, John Oakes, writes: “We plan to make it an online juggernaut–just as it was a pathbreaker forty [...] by

Harold Abramowitz & Amanda Ackerman Prompt Carless Angelenos to Read Poems This Sunday March 20, 2015: Attention all “carless Angelenos”! This Sunday, Harold Abramowitz and Amanda Ackerman have quite a reading for you, to take place during this year’s CicLAvia (“an experience, [...] by