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On Downsizing: Paul Muldoon, Jean Hanff Korelitz, and the Fine Art of Simplifying the Everyday December 20, 2013: Paul Muldoon and his partner, novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz, talk to the New York Times about their experience downsizing from a home in New Jersey to an apartment on the Upper West Side. “Of course, coming from New Jersey and in my case from Ireland,” said Mr. Muldoon, 62, the poetry editor of The New Yorker and a professor at [...] by

Poets Gather to Remember Seamus Heaney November 13, 2013: The New York Times reports on the ongoing remembrances and events celebrating Seamus Heaney, who died in August at the age of 74. When Seamus Heaney died in August, at 74, he was hailed as a poet of unusual grace and humility, an ambassador for poetry whose reach stretched far beyond the rural Ireland of his most famous verse. And [...] by

Paul Muldoon’s Five Favorite Rock-And-Roll Books February 21, 2013: When the New York Times Magazine recently asked, What Makes a Writer Want to Rock Out? it was primarily thinking about fiction writers. But what about poets? If you were in New York yesterday, you might have gone to see Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Paul Muldoon and his band, Wayside Shrines, perform songs at Joe's Pub from his most recent [...] by

Yahoo! Commissions Alternative Inaugural Poems January 21, 2013: If you haven't been able to get enough of all the inaugural poem hoopla (we certainly haven't had our fill yet!) then surf over to Yahoo! News for five other inaugural poems by the likes of James Tate, Paul Muldoon, Brenda Shaughnessy, Kevin Young, and James Franco. What's it all about? This: Surveying the short history of presidential [...] by

Paul Muldoon and Steven Tyler (and D.M.C.!) Meet at Last August 2, 2012: Check out this New York Observer piece in which Michael H. Miller recounts his evening backstage at an Aerosmith/Cheap Trick concert. With Paul Muldoon. He opens: Two summers ago, I went to a reading that the poet Paul Muldoon was giving in a black box theater on the third floor of a nondescript building in Hell’s Kitchen. He [...] by

Paul Muldoon on poetry as chemical reaction January 26, 2011: Five Dialogues, Paul Muldoon from Wunderkammer Magazine on Vimeo. Wunderkammer Magazine features Paul Muldoon as the first subject in their series of "Five Dialogues on art." Muldoon discusses his early influences as producing in him the same results as a young person who sees a Wenders or Antonioni film and decides to become a filmmaker. [...] by