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New to the Archive October 28, 2015: The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who will be joining us as [...] by

Boston Review Catches Mary Jo Bang’s The Last Two Seconds August 12, 2015: Elizabeth Metzger of the Boston Review has seen Mary Jo Bang’s The Last Two Seconds and the future looks grim. Metzger writes: “Her seventh collection of poems, The Last Two Seconds, is [...] by

Mary Jo Bang’s ‘Two Nudes’ on PoetryNow June 4, 2015: Mary Jo Bang navigates the Bauhaus’s photo archives to bring us this stunning new poem, “Two Nudes,” for PoetryNow. The poem begins: I was working in a bookstore and as an antidote [...] by

‘Words Called Up to Answer Image’: At Los Angeles Review of Books B.K. Fischer Invokes Louise Bourgeois August 12, 2014: Magnifique! B.K. Fischer writes all things Bourgeois including her many literary admirers at a most recent installment of LARB. We love both Fischer’s incisive commentary on Bourgeois’s [...] by

Mary Jo Bang on the ‘Tender youthful sketches’ of Sylvia Plath March 11, 2014: For PN Review 216, Mary Jo Bang considers Faber & Faber’s new publication: Sylvia Plath: Drawings, edited by Frieda Hughes. We are right to be interested in an artist’s early work. In [...] by

Mary Jo Bang at LARB June 10, 2013: Let’s start the week out with this great video posted at the LA Review of Books of Mary Jo Bang. She talks about early poetry influences and the direction her poetry has been taking. Enjoy! by

Mary Jo Bang’s Inferno Translation Reviewed February 6, 2013: Most poets and scholars have a favorite translation of Dante’s Inferno. We freely admit to having a soft spot for the first U.S. translation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but we know that not [...] by

Audio of Mary Jo Bang and Graham Foust Reading from their Recent Translations October 24, 2012: Check out this post from the Center for the art of Translation, called “Two Voices: Mary Jo Bang and Graham Foust.” From the introduction: Translator and poet Graham Foust began this [...] by

Mary Jo Bang Contemplates Helen of Troy September 26, 2012: Be sure to check out the audio recording of Mary Jo Bang reading H.D.’s “Helen,” at Slate. Bang also provides an introduction to the poem, discussing the different implications of [...] by

For Your Reading Pleasure: The First Canto of Mary Jo Bang’s Inferno September 6, 2012: ! The Poetry Society of America proudly presents the opening lines of Mary Jo Bang’s translation of Dante’s Inferno! Here, the narrator becomes lost in a forest and comes upon a [...] by