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Dara Wier on Typing Ashbery’s ‘The Instruction Manual’ December 10, 2012: Head over to the BAP blog and check out this great piece by Dara Wier. Here’s some: For some reason, I’d never seen a Cry Room before or known that they are fairly commonly found in [...] by

Michael Robbins Reviews John Ashbery’s New Book, Quick Question December 10, 2012: Michael Robbins has reviewed John Ashbery’s new book, Quick Question, for the Chicago Tribune. It’s “a lot like the last new book,” Robbins writes. Well: Lots of poets write [...] by

Poets! Walt Whitman and John Ashbery Want Your Book! November 9, 2012: The Academy of American Poets reminds us that we have less than a week to get our manuscripts ready for submission to the 2013 Walt Whitman Award. What is the Walt Whitman Award? This: The Walt [...] by

Found: Two Unpublished Poems by James Schuyler August 2, 2012: Once again at Isola di Rifiuti, John Latta has a great post: while “looking for something only tangentially related to [James] Schuyler—a copy of anything indubitably typed on Frank [...] by

A Full Report and Video of John Ashbery at Poets House July 27, 2012: At the Ploughshares blog, James Tolan reports on John Ashbery’s recent reading at Poets House, remarking at first that “[t]he food was good and conversation easy, and what was to come [...] by

Prufrock, Adamantine Stupidity, Tennessee Williams, and Latin American Modernists July 3, 2012: We talk a lot about poets’ first appearances in Poetry and one of the most influential, and most frequently mentioned, is T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” The poem [...] by

Happy Birthday, Kenneth Koch! February 28, 2012: Happy Birthday, Kenneth Koch! Koch would have been 87 today. We really like this interview between Koch and John Ashbery, republished by This Recording last January, and originally printed as a [...] by

Poets House rolls out a new website February 15, 2012: Poets House recently launched a snazzy new website. Check it out here. While the grown-up in us has been listening to Ann Lauterbach discuss a poem by John Ashbery, the kid in us has been finding [...] by

President Obama Quoted Dickinson and Whitman in Awarding Rita Dove and John Ashbery February 14, 2012: Well, the 2011 National Medals of Arts and Humanities ceremony took place last night at the White House–President Obama honored Rita Dove with the National Humanities Medal, and John Ashbery [...] by

Ashbery, Dove Receive Major Awards February 13, 2012: When it comes to winning major poetry awards, some poets are just killing it. Rita Dove racks up a National Medal of the Arts, while John Ashbery takes home a National Humanities Medal, per this LA [...] by