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Michael Robbins’s Freedom of Speech Smackdown on LARB May 28, 2013: Michael Robbins describes his experience writing an alternative inaugural poem for Yahoo! News on the eve of Barack Obama's second term in this piece published on the Los Angeles Review of Books site. When Robbins sent his inaugural poem to Yahoo! News, editorial's responses said more about the state of politics in the United States than a [...] by

On Susan Howe on Chris Marker at LARB March 29, 2013: Posted yesterday at the Los Angeles Review of Books is a review of the New Directions poetry pamphlet (that we mentioned the other day) by Susan Howe, Sorting Facts, or Nineteen Ways of Looking at Chris Marker. Though at 48 pages, it seems less a pamphlet and more, as writer Rebecca Ariel Porte notes, "an odd beast, a memoir mixed with notes [...] by

Joshua Clover & Jasper Bernes on ‘What Was Neoliberalism?’ March 5, 2013: We're attentive when poets delve into politics, as Joshua Clover and Jasper Bernes do frequently--this time in the form of a joint letter to the editor in response to Michael Clune's recent article in  the Los Angeles Review of Books, "What Was Neoliberalism?" It's a heady, dense piece, but if you're curious about what a critically-engaged [...] by

Happy Valentine’s Day / All That / & Emily Critchley February 14, 2013: The Los Angeles Review of Books has asked some of their favorite poets to read poems to you! Heart-Shaped Box: LARB Poetry Valentine Edition includes Dan Beachy-Quick, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Natalie Diaz, Alex Dimitrov, Eloise Klein Healy, Sean Hill, Brett Fletcher Lauer, Dana Levin, Adrian Matejka, Jill McDonough, Lynn Melnick, John Murillo, [...] by

Lisa L. Moore on the Sister Arts of Adrienne Rich & Audre Lorde February 11, 2013: [caption id="attachment_60973" align="alignright" width="500"] Audre Lorde, Meridel Lesueur & Adrienne Rich[/caption] Assessments and reassessments of Adrienne Rich seem to be a la mode of recent. On that note, poet and scholar Lisa L. Moore has written a brilliant, exciting essay for the LA Review of Books about the relationship between [...] by

Dale Smith Considers the Voice of Diane Di Prima for the LA Review of Books January 29, 2013: Dale Smith begins his lengthy essay on Diane Di Prima with an acknowledgement of this "78-year-old Beat legend"s recent serious health problems--including Parkinson's disease, as well as efforts by numerous individuals and institutions to raise funds for her continued treatment. But Smith's interest in Di Prima goes beyond these important but [...] by