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Richard Blanco on the State of Poetry in the U.S. at Los Angeles Times December 10, 2013: The Los Angeles Times featured "inauguration poet," Richard Blanco, for its "Sunday Conversation" this past weekend. Blanco spoke with the Times's Irene Lacher on the occasion of the publication of his new book, For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet's Journey. So how does one go about writing an inaugural poem? When I got the call, [...] by

Essay by Mary Ruefle Featured at Jacket Copy December 6, 2013: David Ulin discusses a recent essay by Mary Ruefle originally published on the website of Granta, at Jacket Copy. On the website of the journal Granta, Mary Ruefle writes a lovely meditation on the ground. Ruefle is a poet who teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College; her most recent book, “Madness, Rack, and Honey” — which [...] by

A Los Angeles Star: Wanda Coleman Has Died November 25, 2013: Awful, sad news. The Los Angeles Times is abuzz with remembrances and stories about Wanda Coleman, "L.A.'s Unofficial Poet Laureate," who died too young-- at the age of 67. From Carolyn Kellogg, of Jacket Copy: Poet Wanda Coleman died Friday after a long illness, her husband said. She was 67. Coleman was a key figure in the [...] by

If You Have a Nonobjective Perceptual Response in the Form of Poetry, Submit to the LA Times August 6, 2013: The Los Angeles Times has responded to reader requests with a one-shot deal and has decided to give the POETS some room in which to board their inky wafers. "Calling all opinionated poets," as the Opinion page has it: But we've decided to make a one-time exception. We are inviting Op-Poetry submissions from readers, and on Sunday, Aug. [...] by

What would poetry sound like as curated by Philip Glass? February 28, 2011: According to The Los Angeles Times' Culture Monster blog, you'll get to find out in August when Philip Glass launches his own annual arts festival at Hidden Valley arts center near Carmel, California. The Days and Nights Festival will include poetry alongside theater, dance, film and, of course music. The as yet unannounced lineup for the poetry [...] by