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Resisting Closure: The Nation’s Ange Mlinko Reflects on Jorie Graham October 30, 2015: The Nation’s Poetry Editor Ange Mlinko reflects on Jorie Graham’s international career, considering its tragedy within the overall landscape of Modernism. More: In her 2003 Paris Review [...] by

Does Brilliance = Inaccessibility? August 26, 2015: Wait a minute: are these difficult poems actually brilliant? Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison “discuss whether we overvalue difficulty in literature” at The New York Times’s [...] by

Jorie Graham in the NYT’s Limelight February 12, 2015: The New York Times’s Dwight Garner is at it again, this time with a swirling inspection of Jorie Graham’s newest poetry collection: From the New World: Poems 1976-2014. In assessment he [...] by

Oh, Evolve?! Electronic Publication Ferries Poetry into the Future with John Ashbery September 15, 2014: Whatever you do, don’t look back! Poetry has been slow to the e-book boom, and for good reason. When John Ashbery looked at the first four electronic editions of his poetry he observed that [...] by

Tell Me Again Polar Vortex How Bodies Change Into Other Bodies January 9, 2014: And these days anyhow I am reminded more often that usual about my cold childhood in Jenpeg, Manitoba. The cold polar air crashes down the latitudes to meet us! Normally it circles the pole but [...] by

Kwame Dawes Wins Shestack Prize September 5, 2013: The University of Nebraska reports that one of their own, Ghanaian-born Chancellor’s Professor of English and editor of Prairie Schooner Kwame Dawes, has earned the American Poetry Review’s [...] by

Instead of Reading This, You Should Be Reading David Markson (Part Two) April 22, 2013: As promised in Part One, here are excerpts from the postcards and letters David Markson sent me from 2003-2010: I still regret that inadequate answer to your letter. (Whatever it is, here—age, the [...] by

The Poet’s Ear April 15, 2013: We’ve all heard it said that a given poet has (or doesn’t have, as the case may be) an “ear.” This is not the same thing as having a distinct “voice.” Although both terms are centered [...] by

Constantly Bathing in the Semantic Folds of the New Lana Turner Content November 21, 2012: Issue #5 of the always-revelatory Lana Turner is out, and contains among its gemlike wonders some poetry from Catherine Wagner (also featured maintenant at PEN, but we digress), Claudia Rankine, [...] by

‘I Start with Music:’ Jorie Graham Talks Composition with Big Think October 10, 2012: In this video from Big Think, Jorie Graham, recent recipient of the UK’s Forward Prize, talks about finding “a new music” and using it to create her most recent book, P L A C E. by