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Celebrate with Them: Two Poets House Exhibitions November 25, 2013: We’re always on about our gallery space here at the Poetry Foundation, where we’ve just featured an exhibition of artwork inspired by Emily Dickinson and a copy of Emily Dickinson’s only surviving dress. But the highlight of our week was a visit to Poets House in New York, where two excellent exhibitions are up until March 14th, [...] by

Holding Hands With Eileen Myles + Seven Queer Poets’ Poems You Should Read November 18, 2013: The Advocate has a great feature up today. "7 Queer Poets You Should Know" comes on the heels of Richard Blanco's newest book publication (For All of Us, One Today, released this week). While Blanco consciously steered away from controversy in “One Today” [at the inauguration] (“My selection was enough of a statement,” he [...] by

Griffin Poetry Prize Judges Announced November 7, 2012: And they are Breyten Breytenbach, Suzanne Buffam, and Mark Doty. From the Griffin website: All three judges understand the importance of the Griffin Poetry Prize’s international reach and may consequently call in books of English language poetry from around the world. The shortlisted books (four International and three [...] by

Watch a Live Stream of Mark Doty Reading from His Meditations of Whitman. And His Poems, Of Course July 20, 2012: The folks at the San Francisco Zen Center City Center are at it again with another great event available to those in the Bay area. And everyone else! This Saturday they present GLOW AT THE EXTREMEST VERGE: AN EVENING WITH MARK DOTY. From their press release: In celebrating our five decades of cultural and spiritual engagement, we are [...] by