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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

Mark Strand Dies at 80 December 1, 2014: Over the weekend we were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mark Strand. The New York Times reports: Mark Strand, whose spare, deceptively simple investigations of rootlessness, alienation [...] by

Allan Kornblum, Coffee House Press Founder, Passes Away at the Age of 65 November 24, 2014: Allan Kornblum, the founder of Coffee House Press, passed away this weekend due to complications from chronic lymphocytic leukemia: he was 65. As the founder of Coffee House Press, Kornblum believed [...] by

Galway Kinnell Dies at 87 October 29, 2014: The New York Time reports today on the passing of Galway Kinnell at the age of 87. According to his wife, Barbara K. Bristol, the cause of death was leukemia. Kinnell was awarded both the Pulitzer [...] by

Rest in Peace, Ronald William Loewinsohn (1937-2014) October 29, 2014: The Berkeley Daily Planet reports that Beat Poet and UC Berkeley Professor, Ronald Loewinsohn, passed away on October 14th. Born in the Philippines during the Japanese occupation in WWII, [...] by

Rest in Peace, Henry Braun (1930-2014) October 22, 2014: The poet, activist, and educator, Henry Braun, passed away last week according to Split This Rock and Daily Bulldog. Braun’s poems appeared in Poetry, The Nation, and American Poetry Review, [...] by