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Remembering Judith Kitchen (1941-2014) March 3, 2015: “Frequent” would be an understatement for Georgia Review contributor, Judith Kitchen, who penned some 50 essay-reviews beginning in the 1980s. The Georgia Review remembers Kitchen this [...] by

R.I.P. Suzette Haden Elgin: High Priestess of Sci-Fi Poetry February 6, 2015: Yes, Virginia, there is such a thing as science fiction poetry. Suzette Haden Elgin was one such poetess. She founded the Science Fiction Poetry Association AND authored the quite popular The Gentle [...] by

RIP Elise Partridge (1958-2015) February 4, 2015: We learned today from the Globe and Mail of the death of Elise Partridge. A dual citizen of Canada and the United States, Partridge lived in Vancouver, BC for over 20 years, where she became a [...] by

R.I.P. John Leggett, Former Director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop January 30, 2015: SFGate sends word that the former director of the Iowa Writers Workshop has died. John Leggett was 97 years old. Later in his life he co-founded and directed the Napa Valley Writers’ [...] by

Poet and Lyricist, Rod McKuen, is Dead January 30, 2015: Word of Rod McKuen’s death surfaced yesterday; he was 81 years old. Rod McKuen was a successful lyricist and poet who, early in his career, regularly performed in San Francisco alongside Beat [...] by

Remembering Michele Serros (1966-2015) January 7, 2015: The Chicana poet, spoken-word artist, and all around fantastic writer, Michele Serros, passed away this weekend at the age of 48. Her cause of death was cancer. From Jacket Copy’s David L Ulin: [...] by

Rest in Peace, Miller Williams January 5, 2015: Miller Williams, the Arkansas poet asked to deliver a poem on the occasion of Bill Clinton’s second inauguration and the father of Lucinda Williams, is dead at the age of 84. From The New York [...] by

RIP Tomaž Šalamun December 29, 2014: Over the weekend we learned of the death of Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun at the age of 73. Throughout his career, Šalamun published dozens of books of poetry in Slovenian and English, and he was [...] by

Jane Freilicher, 1924-2014 December 10, 2014: We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jane Freilicher, a rare artist whose intelligence, wit, and gift for friendship will be sorely missed. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite [...] by

RIP Claudia Emerson December 4, 2014: Today ends on a sad note. Earlier this morning we heard via social media that poet and teacher Claudia Emerson had died, and the news was confirmed with this obituary from the Times Dispatch of [...] by