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When Poetry Becomes a Tool for Conquering Addiction February 19, 2014: The New York Times profiles Gil Fagiani, who writes poetry as a way to ruminate and move forward from his past as a a drug-addiction survivor, political activist, and community organizer. Gil Fagiani [...] by

Major Jackson’s Poetry Picks at New York Times December 30, 2013: This weekend’s New York Times Sunday Book Review included a few favorites from Major Jackson’s reading list, including Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge’s Hello, The Roses and Kwame [...] by

Holland Cotter Reviews Emily Dickinson’s Gorgeous Nothings at New York Times December 6, 2013: Wow! a new book featuring Emily Dickinson’s envelope poems, edited by Marta Wener and Jen Bervin and recently published by New Directions in collaboration with Christine Burgin, in [...] by

Paul Krugman on Poetry October 29, 2013: Paul Krugman writes about poetry and Tom Standage’s book Writing on the Wall: Social Media—The First 2000 Years in the Op-Ed section of New York Times. A non-economics, non-policy post; I [...] by

Ntozake Shange Profiled in This Weekend’s New York Times October 28, 2013: Ntozake Shange talks to the New York Times about her battle to continue to write after a series of strokes and the onset of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Author of the verse [...] by

Announcing: The Emily Dickinson Archive October 24, 2013: As we mentioned in January of this year, 2013, “Amherst College [has] digitized and published all their manuscript holdings of poems, letters, and whatnot by the Belle of Amherst herself Emily [...] by

Back to Kewl: Day 1 at the School for Poetic Computation August 14, 2013: Ever heard the words “strange, magical and impractical” used to describe computer programming? New York’s new School for Poetic Computation aims to change all that. As reported by [...] by

The New York Times Profiles Anne Carson as ‘Someone from Another World’ March 15, 2013: The New York Times has profiled Anne Carson, with a piece titled “The Inscrutable Brilliance of Anne Carson,” and check out that photo; she’s looming. But it’s more than a [...] by

New York Times Profiles East Harlem’s Jesus ‘Papoleto’ Melendez February 13, 2013: The New York Times City Room blog takes a close look at the life of Nuyorican Poets movement founder Jesus “Papoleto” Melendez, whose life in the East Harlem is steadily becoming unmanageable, [...] by

NYT Books Reviews C.K. Williams and Cynthia Cruz January 3, 2013: Over at the New York Times books section, Dana Jennings is getting positively morbid with a dual review of C.K. Williams’s Writers Writing Dying and Cynthia Cruz’s The Glimmering Room. [...] by