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Reviews & the Study of Us April 6, 2011: I've just read all the posts on here for National Poetry Month so far. Wow. What a wonderful group of writers and responders to the world. I am so appreciative to be a part of this community. As I mentioned earlier, I just finished speaking and reading at a poetry symposium in Texas. One of the subjects that we discussed is exactly what Rigoberto [...] by

Commit to poetry! January 12, 2011: Finding yourself short of New Year's resolutions that can actually stick? Try committing to publish at least three pieces on poetry in 2011. Shanna Compton has even created a helpful support group on Facebook to keep you on track. There are no rules, the only thing you need to do is "Just engage with some poems. Publicly." The open invitation [...] by

Terrance Hayes’ New “Americanist” Poetry Collection May 25, 2010: Elizabeth Hoover reviews Terrance Hayes' fourth collection, "Lighthead" at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Terrance Hayes' fourth collection of poetry is a celebration and castigation of American culture, one worthy of the term "Americanist." The title references the light of inspiration and the fire that pours from the heads of two teenage [...] by

Barnes & Noble Gets a New Poetry Column April 28, 2010: I'm delighted to report the launch of a new poetry column, "STANZA", on the Barnes and Noble Review.  It'll be written by Tess Taylor, who recently published Twice-Told Tales about Laurie Sheck's novel "A Monster's Notes" and Dan Beachy-Quick's "Whaler's Dictionary" for the Poetry Foundation site. According to Taylor, she'll "be looking at five [...] by