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At The New Yorker’s Blog, Stephen Burt Admires the Reality of Ronald Johnson’s ‘ARK’ March 14, 2014: Must-enjoy: Over at The New Yorker's blog, Page-Turner, Stephen Burt gives a fine appreciation to Ronald Johnson and his book-length poem, "ARK," just published (as we've mentioned) in a new edition by Flood Editions this fall. Since [1996], “ARK” has been a cult book, not just in the sense that a small group loved it, but also in [...] by

Major Jackson’s Poetry Picks at New York Times December 30, 2013: This weekend's New York Times Sunday Book Review included a few favorites from Major Jackson's reading list, including Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge's Hello, The Roses and Kwame Dawes's Duppy Conqueror. Read his complete picks (we can confirm that they're all sure to be your favorites, too!) at New York Times; check out Jackson's write-ups about [...] by

Yes! Stephen Burt Reviews Troubling the Line for LA Review of Books November 18, 2013: Hurray! Stephen Burt reviews the TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson edited breakthrough anthology Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics for the Los Angeles Review of Books! BEFORE WE CAN THINK about transgender bodies, transgender writers, and our (perhaps) transgender poems, we will have to think about bodies and [...] by

Academy of American Poets NYC Summer Poetry Series July 17, 2013: If you’re in NYC this sweltering summer and can bear to temporarily venture outside of air conditioning, the Academy of American Poets will make it worth your while. The Academy is continuing its free annual summer poetry readings with a varied lineup of award-winning poets sharing their work at historic New York City locales—from the High [...] by

Stephen Burt Responds to Mark Edmundson’s Harper’s Article July 1, 2013: Check out Stephen Burt's response to the Mark Edmundson war on words from a week or so ago. At the Boston Review, Burt thanks Edmundson for providing an attack that provokes a response. And, wow: "I can say till I’m blue that Joseph Massey’s short poems are the best thing to happen to the sense of vision since the invention of [...] by

The New York Times Magazine Profiles Stephen Burt September 17, 2012: Be sure to check out The New York Times Magazine's profile of Stephen Burt, which dwells on his role as "one of the most influential poetry critics of his generation." Burt is not the only young scholar whose reviews introduce new poetry to the masses, but he alone seems to be everywhere. He reviews for Web sites, magazines and major [...] by

Object lessons of recent American poetry June 22, 2010: Stephen Burt posits a "turn among poets to reference, to concrete, real things" in the Boston Review: Almost all literary movements and moments expire in a crowd of imitators: what Hoagland called, disparagingly, “the skittery poem of our moment” may be about to slip into just that crowd. Yet Hoagland’s nominee for its replacement—what [...] by

Trigger Cuts January 5, 2010: The on-going review-interviews taking place over at Lemon Hound have my attention at the moment (I’m one of the interviewees, an admission that I suppose qualifies as full disclosure here if you believe such a thing exists in the demi-world of warm soft fact), and I’m particularly interested in the question of what one might be looking for in [...] by