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A Story We Can Really Get Behind: ‘Why You Should Buy Poetry This Holiday Season’ at Huffington Post December 4, 2013: Kelly Forsythe of Copper Canyon Press reminds readers (and us, frankly) why poetry books make excellent gifts (even, yes, for non-poets) this holiday season. While it may seem obvious that the term holiday implies one of the few moments of our year during which we can truly relax, shutdown our conceptual brains and tune-in to the [...] by

Goodreads Awards Announced December 6, 2012: Mary Oliver took the poetry crown, with Michael Robbins and Rebecca Lindenberg taking second and third. See the vote breakdown here. by

Wanna Know Which Poet Mary Oliver Reads Every Day? November 5, 2012: The Boston Globe will tell you. But we'll spoil it first: BOOKS: What are you reading? OLIVER: “Good-Bye to All That” by Robert Graves, which I like very much. I had forgotten about the desolation of World War I. I’m also reading “India” by Diane Eck, who teaches at Harvard University. It’s about the sacred places that [...] by

Blog for Mary Oliver February 20, 2012: As we reported last week, Mary Oliver is seriously ill. Thanks to this tip from GalleyCat we now know that "Julie L. Moore and Julie Brooks Barbour and have started a blog where friends readers and poets can share 'how they have been influenced or changed by her work.'” Here are details for the blog: “If you would like to take part [...] by

Mary Oliver Diagnosed with Serious Illness February 13, 2012: Mary Oliver, who was slated to deliver the Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture at Florida Gulf Coast University, has canceled her appearance under sad circumstances according to this article from the student newspaper Eagle News. From the article: Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Mary Oliver unexpectedly canceled all public [...] by