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‘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

The Offing Previewed at JacketCopy March 12, 2015: As we mentioned last week, a new literary magazine, The Offing, will launch in Los Angeles. We’re now happy to offer, via Jacket Copy, a quite useful sneak preview, plus a convo with the [...] by

What Does It Mean to Bear Witness? Carol Muske-Dukes Observes Four Poets at Work March 9, 2015: Jacket Copy hosts Carol Muske-Dukes’s recent article about Tom Sleigh, Marilyn Hacker, Deborah Landau, and Cecilia Woloch: four poets who, like Claudia Rankine, witness and critique four very [...] by

The 35th Annual L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists Announced March 5, 2015: The L.A. Times announced the finalists for the 35th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes yesterday. Killer lineup we have here! Poetry Gillian Conoley, “Peace” (Omnidawn) Katie Ford, “Blood Lyrics: [...] by

Jacket Copy Reviews Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation March 5, 2015: Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick’s anthology Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation (Viking, 2015) is here! At Jacket Copy, David L. Ulin reviews the [...] by

And the 2015 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Goes to…. Angie Estes! February 27, 2015: Each year, Claremont Graduate University presents one outstanding, mid-career poet with the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award: a $100,000 prize for a newly published, exceptional collection of poetry. This [...] by

US Postal Service to Release a Maya Angelou Forever Stamp February 26, 2015: There’s more than a few reasons we can think of to lead us to say “Maya Angelou Forever!” The latest is a slightly more tangible one: we’re talking about the US Postal [...] by

At Jacket Copy, Lynell George Unravels Langston Hughes’s Letters February 9, 2015: Yet another critic is singing the praises of Knopf’s newly published edition of Langston Hughes’s letters. Last week, we mentioned that NYTimes recently got hip to the collected letters. [...] by