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At LARB: We Are Nothing and So Can You by Jasper Bernes August 26, 2015: Jasper Bernes’s We Are Nothing and So Can You (Commune Editions 2015) is reviewed at Los Angeles Review of Books. Zac Gunter writes that the book “exemplifies the aesthetics of uprising, [...] by

Rigoberto González Considers Books by Ada Límon, Kyle Dargan, & Quan Barry July 22, 2015: Rigoberto González considers the “mid-career poet,” defined loosely: “The expectation is that four published poetry books provides enough material to establish a reputation, a [...] by

After Charleston, LA Review of Books Meets with Kwame Dawes July 9, 2015: How do we move forward after the Charleston Massacre? DéLana R.A. Dameron at LARB regroups with Kwame Dawes to reflect on Charleston’s “psychic landscape.” After Dameron asks Dawes [...] by

Poets Personally Reflect on the Appointment of Juan Felipe Herrera as U.S. Poet Laureate July 6, 2015: At the Los Angeles Review of Books, poets Rigoberto González, Sandra Cisneros, Eduardo C. Corral, Francisco Aragón, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Tim Z. Hernandez, and Brenda Cárdenas reflect on the [...] by

Kim Calder Considers Vanessa Place’s Denunciation at Los Angeles Review of Books June 16, 2015: Los Angeles-based poet and academic Kim Calder has written an essay, “The Denunciation of Vanessa Place,” for the Los Angeles Review of Books. The piece starts with Mongrel [...] by

An Interview With Deborah Landau About The Uses of the Body June 15, 2015: Maya C. Popa interviews Deborah Landau for Los Angeles Review of Books: “Have you seen an evolution in your generative process over the three collections? Have your aims as a writer changed at [...] by

The Effable & Ineffable Meet in the Work of Charles Simic June 11, 2015: At Los Angeles Book Review, Sven Birkerts writes about Charles Simic’s new book of prose, The Life of Images: Selected Prose, and a concurrently published new collection of poems, The Lunatic [...] by

Interpreting the Newest A Roll of the Dice June 2, 2015: Jeremy Glazier writes that “[t]he latest iteration of Mallarmé’s masterpiece, from Wave Books, is a stunning presentation of the poem in French with a new English translation by Robert [...] by

LARB Unpacks Memories, Photographs, and Poetry from Old Shanghai June 1, 2015: Two recent books, Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life (2012) and Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life (2014), dwell on the most discreet artifacts of [...] by

On Camera: Tom Lutz Interviews the Legendary Nikki Giovanni! May 22, 2015: Nikki Giovanni recently gave the keynote address at the 2015 Los Angeles Writers Conference. To tide us over until we can track that down, Los Angeles Review of Books has posted an interview with [...] by