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Context/Decontext: A Conversation with Johannes Göransson October 20, 2015: Utrecht, The Netherlands & Notre Dame, Indiana, USA Here is a chance to reflect on book reviewing, and here is something to tell you up front: I am an impossibly slow reader and writer, and no [...] by

Juliana Spahr’s That Winter the Wolf Came Featured at The New York Times Sunday Book Review August 28, 2015: The New York Times’s Stephen Burt reviews Juliana Spahr’s newest collection That Winter the Wolf Came, published by Commune Editions. Burt, poet and Professor of English at Harvard [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by

At the New Yorker, Stephen Burt Asks ‘Why Start a Literary Magazine?’ July 8, 2015: Hm… well, first of all it’s fun to do…. but besides that, I guess the issue could certainly use a little further examination. Thank goodness Stephen Burt is on the case, right here [...] by

‘A poem is never about one thing… you want it to be as complicated as your feelings': Terrance Hayes at NYT March 25, 2015: Wow! The New York Times Magazine hosts this very comprehensive, thought-provoking profile of fantastic, Pittsburgh-based legend Terrance Hayes (by Stephen Burt). If you haven’t ever read [...] by

At Boston Review: Stephen Burt Reviews ‘Poems About Poems’ December 2, 2014: What’s Stephen Burt reading? Recently, it’s books by Daniel Borzutzky, Tytti Heikkinen (translated by Niina Pollari), and Adam Sol. From Boston Review: If you write a book of poetry about [...] by

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 [...] 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 [...] 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! [...] 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 [...] by