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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

13 bloggers cover 61 years of 57 National Book Award poets in 10 weeks January 11, 2011: For ten weeks beginning in February, The National Book Foundation will host a celebration of 61 years of National Book Awards poetry winners. Taking place both on their website and in panels and [...] by