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The Risky Business of Inaugural Poems January 10, 2013: It's not all hearts and flowers when it comes to ushering the Commander-in-Chief into office. That was as true for Horace as it will be for Richard Blanco, according to this Washington Post article. Ron Charles looks at the risks involved with occasional poetry. To illustrate his point, Charles spoke to a number of poetry-experts. Let's take a [...] by

Mary Karr Discusses Her David Foster Wallace Poem October 9, 2012: In Poetry's September issue, we published a poem by Mary Karr entitled "Suicide's Note: An Annual." Karr discussed the inspiration for this poem, David Foster Wallace's suicide, at a New Yorker panel last week. Slate has kindly provided a recap of the panel: Karr and Wallace had a stormy romantic relationship in the mid-’90s. When she [...] by

Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell Collaborate May 30, 2012: See this from the Chicago Tribune: "Kin" is an apt name for the new album collaboration by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell and best-selling author Mary Karr. As they rib each other with the familiarity of affectionate siblings during a conference call, Karr comes on like the raucous little sister to Crowell's straight man older [...] by