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Lorin Stein and The Paris Review: The personal is professional is literary is a party February 28, 2011: Because it's a Fashion & Style piece, let's get a few things out of the way in The New York Times' profile of Paris Review editor Lorin Stein. Who makes his suits? Kirk Miller. What exclusive bar does he frequent? The Wooly. What literary figure's photobooth portrait keeps watch over his office bathroom? Frederick Seidel. There are also the [...]
New York Times snow haiku seriously lacking in yetis January 25, 2011: The only thing worse than bad winter weather is that it's all that anyone talks about for months. Well The New York Times has come to the rescue, or rather, its readers have, by providing creative haiku on the subject of snow to make any awkward small talk a little more entertaining. Anwar Ragep sums up the mundane wintry conversations nicely with [...]
New Poetry Pairings at the New York Times June 24, 2010: The Poetry Foundation and American Life in Poetry have started a partnership with the New York Times Learning Network. Each week, they'll pair a poem with content from the paper. This week's Poetry Pairing features Alicia Ostriker and Krista Tippet--host of public radio's "Speaking of Faith".
In memoriam: William Safire, a gem of a wordsmith September 29, 2009: Was William Safire a poet? No. He was a Nixon speechwriter, a conservative pundit, a four-time novelist, and a funny, fastidious observer of English usage. But can we detect his influence, however great or small, on such dextrous manipulators of contemporary verse as Matthea Harvey, Heather McHugh, and Paul Muldoon (among others, [...]