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John Keene & LA Times Weigh in on the Matter of @VanessaPlace May 20, 2015: For those of you keeping up with the current debate around Vanessa Place’s conceptual project, @VanessaPlace, do check out the LA Times on the AWP aspect. 1) “Interestingly, AWP didn’t [...] by

The 35th Annual L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists Announced March 5, 2015: The L.A. Times announced the finalists for the 35th annual L.A. Times Book Prizes yesterday. Killer lineup we have here! Poetry Gillian Conoley, “Peace” (Omnidawn) Katie Ford, “Blood Lyrics: [...] by

ISO Next Los Angeles Poet Laureate February 26, 2015: The search for the next Los Angeles poet laureate is on, reports the LA Times. The poet laureate serves a two-year term and does lots of public appearances and readings and community-oriented, [...] by

National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced! January 20, 2015: The New York Times’ ArtsBeat reminds us that the National Book Critics Circle Awards are “one of the most prestigious American literary awards…judged by a panel of critics and book [...] by

Tonight’s National Book Awards Belong to Claudia Rankine? November 19, 2014: At The Guardian, writer Michelle Dean argues that the Golden Globe of literary awards–that being, of course, the National Book Award–could very well go to Claudia Rankine for her [...] by

The New Los Angeles Poet Laureate Is Luis Rodriguez October 13, 2014: Los Angeles Times announces LA’s new Poet Laureate! The position goes to poet, youth activist, and memoirist Luis Rodriguez, author of Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. [...] by

Between Popular and Literary: Remembering Edgar Allan Poe 165 Years After his Death October 8, 2014: Did you know that Edgar Allan Poe was best known, in his lifetime, as an editor and critic whose cuttingly harsh reviews earned him the nickname “Tomahawk Man?” Or that his on-going feud [...] by

Daniel Handler Looks into Matthea Harvey’s Tabloids August 18, 2014: Daniel Handler shares his excitement for Matthea Harvey’s writing, old and new, at the LA Times, beginning with Harvey’s first collection Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human [...] by

At LA Times, Hans Ulrich Obrist in Praise of Andrew Durbin’s Poetry July 29, 2014: In The Los Angeles Times this week, Hans Ulrich Obrist, curator at Serpentine Gallery and an organizer behind the recent exhibition, “Poetry will be made by all!,” talks about Instagram, [...] by

Concern for Writers, Academics and Activists in Thailand After Murder of Prominent Poet June 13, 2014: PEN International is publicly condemning the murder of Thai “red shirt” poet Mainueng K. Kunthee, who was killed six weeks ago. The LA Times reports: “The 45-year-old writer was in [...] by