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Reading List: March 2013 March 28, 2013: Rae Armantrout I've just received a copy of the new Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology, edited by Paul Hoover. I've been enjoying the good selections of some of my favorite younger poets like Catherine Wagner, Katie Degetesh, Graham Foust, and Ben Lerner. I’m also reading Cathy Wagner’s Nervous Device from City Lights. And I [...] by

In Which Poets Just Say Don’t!! March 1, 2013: A hundred years ago this month, Poetry magazine published Ezra Pound's "A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste," which proved to be a poetry game-changer by taking poets to task for mucky abstractions, loose verse, and Victorian cliché. We always need a refresher from Mr. Pound, that's why we keep a copy of the ABC's of Reading handy (hey, New [...] by