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Ross Gay Gardens With PBS NewsHour June 9, 2016: At PBS NewsHour, Ross Gay says, “Gardening slows me down. I want to stop and observe everything.” Few moments feel as inspirational to him–apart from poetry–but there [...] by

Ross Gay & Maggie Nelson Among NBCC Award Winners March 18, 2016: The National Book Critics Circle Awards ceremony was last night! While the winners were announced in New York, the LA Times has all the details on the best of publishing year 2015: Ross Gay won for [...] by

2016 Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards Go to Ross Gay and Danez Smith March 2, 2016: If you were lamenting the fact that the unbelievably supportive Windham-Campbell Prizes do not have a poetry category (just us?), never fear: The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is here. And [...] by

New to the Archive February 29, 2016: Far more than a quirk of the Gregorian calendar, Leap Day has the potential to disrupt our lives worse more than a thousand Mercurys at their retrogradiest. That is, at least, our expert [...] by

Ross Gay Interview at Jacket Copy: He Has His Own Orchard! February 12, 2016: At Jacket Copy, an interview with Ross Gay on how it feels to be up for so many literary awards with his third collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. Abigail Licad asks, “Any expression of [...] by

2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award & Kate Tufts Discovery Award Announced January 27, 2016: Yesterday we learned of this year’s finalists for the whopping $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Before we get to the finalists, a little about the [...] by

National Book Award Finalists Announced October 14, 2015: The longlist became the shortlist today as the finalists for the National Book Award were announced. NPR has the scoop: Given the kind of year that Ta-Nehisi Coates has been having, it would be tough [...] by

National Book Award for Poetry Finalists Announced September 15, 2015: The National Book Foundation has announced the names of poets on this year’s “longlist” for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. Finalists include poets both established and [...] by

Towards Something We’ve Known April 22, 2015: You walk among the stars and are subject to the stars. You turn a corner and the air seems to turn with you, to bend around you. A personal experiment of the senses, when you wake suddenly one [...] by

Writing w/Strangers: A Poetry for the People in Philadelphia April 14, 2015: You a poet / man? Uh-huh, uh-huh Me too. —Etheridge Knight Sixteen years ago, I was a disenchanted grad student living in West Philly in a second-floor row house apartment. Mark (now my husband) [...] by