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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

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