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Nobody Was Writing Poetry of This World Like Philip Levine (1928–2015) February 16, 2015: We are so sad to help report that Philip Levine—former U.S. Poet Laureate (2011–2012), Pulitzer Prize-winner and beloved professor—has died at the age of 87. A New York Times obituary tells us [...] by

Philip Levine Wins Wallace Stevens Award September 12, 2013: As the Huffington Post reported: One of the country’s most honored poets, Philip Levine, has received a $100,000 lifetime achievement prize. The Academy of American Poets announced Thursday [...] by

U of Iowa Press to Publish Collection of Forty Essays on Philip Levine November 16, 2012: Coming in 2013, Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine. From University of Iowa Press: “You might change someone’s life (read for the better) through a chance encounter as you walk to [...] by

Christopher Buckley on Life Learning from Philip Levine September 5, 2012: At the Los Angeles Review of Books, poet Christopher Buckley has written a semi-autobiographical essay on his lifelong relationship with Philip Levine, starting with his purchase of They Feed They [...] by

Dear Abbey, or, Dear Philip Levine June 5, 2012: Philip Levine is guest “ethicist” in this NY Times Magazine column. Here’s a taste: I’m married and recently had an emotional affair. As a result of the frequent phone contact [...] by

Philip Levine’s Final Lecture as Poet Laureate May 7, 2012: This Washington Post article highlights Philip Levine’s final lecture as U.S. Poet Laureate. A taste before the jump: Before a packed auditorium of fans, the 84-year-old poet delivered his [...] by