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Remembering Ted Greenwald (1942–2016) June 17, 2016: This is a terrible week for poetry. We are deeply saddened to report that Ted Greenwald passed away around midnight this morning, at the age of 74. Charles Bernstein writes at Jacket2 of Ted’s [...] by

Rest in Peace, Bill Berkson June 17, 2016: Yesterday we were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bill Berkson at the age of 76. SFGate noted Berkson’s passing last night: Bill Berkson, a prolific San Francisco poet who [...] by

RIP Michael S. Harper (1938–2016) May 11, 2016: Michael S. Harper, whose work “interwove his personal experiences as a black man with an expansive view of a history shared by black and white Americans,” has died. Born in [...] by

Rev. Daniel J. Berrigan Dies at 94 May 2, 2016: Over the weekend the New York Times reported on the death of Daniel J. Berrigan, a Jesuit priest and poet remembered for his political activism and commitment to social justice, along with his [...] by

Rest in Peace, Maurice Kenny (1929–2016) April 27, 2016: We are saddened to report that poet and SUNY professor Maurice Kenny–known for poetry that explored his Mohawk heritage–has passed away at the age of 86. “Mr. Kenny, who taught [...] by

RIP Prince Rogers Nelson (1958–2016) April 22, 2016: We can’t believe he’s gone. At Slate, Katy Waldman extolls the virtues of his thankfully timeless lyrics: “Saturated in color, wild with bizarre imagery, they overload the senses [...] by

RIP Jim Harrison March 28, 2016: Over the weekend we were saddened by the news of the death of poet and novelist Jim Harrison at the age of 78. The New York Times reports: Jim Harrison, whose lust for life — and sometimes just [...] by

Dale Smith Remembers Robert J. Bertholf March 2, 2016: Scholar, author, and longtime, dedicated curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at SUNY Buffalo, Robert J. Bertholf died at his home in Austin, Texas on February 19th. The UB Reporter noted [...] by

A Lesson in Mentorship and Generosity: Francisco X. Alarcón, 1954-2016 January 15, 2016: At Letras Latinas, Francisco Aragón writes about the life, work, and friendship of Francisco X. Alarcón, who we’ve been told died this morning after a battle with cancer. Aragón, as he was [...] by

C. D. Wright, 1949-2016 January 13, 2016: We are shocked and saddened to learn of the death of C. D. Wright, as announced in a press release today from her publisher Copper Canyon Press. From their press release: C.D. Wright, beloved [...] by