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We Can’t Get Enough of Marie Ponsot! Neither Can City Lights! March 22, 2013: A couple of days ago, we posted this great interview with Marie Ponsot, the recent winner of the 2013 Ruth Lilly Prize, as you all know by now! The City Lights blog has another interview with Ponsot, who "has the distinction of writing the rarest City Lights publication," True Minds. Megan O'Grady writes: "True Minds was number five in the [...] by

The Best Game in the World: An Interview with Marie Ponsot March 20, 2013: Marie Ponsot, winner of this year's Ruth Lilly Prize, has been interviewed at Interrupting Infinity, the authorial site of David St.-Lascaux. Ponsot talks to St.-Lascaux about "the good world, the utility of idleness, language and fable, the sacred, the doing of things, and the pleasure principle of life." It's amazing from the get-go: "I had [...] by

Marie Ponsot Awarded 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize March 18, 2013: Every year we celebrate the lifetime achievement of a living U.S. poet, and this year we're thrilled to announce that poet Marie Ponsot has won the 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. At $100,000, it is one of the nation’s largest literary prizes. Established in 1986, the prize is sponsored and administered by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of [...] by

Marie Ponsot hunts for lost language skills June 28, 2010: Poet Marie Ponsot speaks to the New York Times about trying to regain lost language skills after a stroke. Last week, back in her apartment on the Upper East Side, Ms. Ponsot had help in her hunt for syntax, a tool more fundamental to human existence than the wheel: a rotating group of poets who come to read and talk with her. “I really [...] by