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Jen Benka to the Naysayers: Poetry Is Blooming, Not Dying May 12, 2015: At the Huffington Post, Jen Benka—poet and director of The Academy of American Poets—responds to the onslaught of “Is Poetry Dead?” articles that arrive each April, just in time for [...] by

Academy of American Poets Announces New Eligibility Criteria for Prizes, Thanking Undocupoets March 6, 2015: In potentially life-changing news, The Academy of American Poets announced today some changes to eligibility criteria for their poetry and book prizes, thanking personally Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, [...] by

cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the [...] by