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Penguin Modern Poets Strikes Back! June 14, 2016: Guardian reports that the Penguin Modern Poets Series, the UK’s publisher of such luminaries as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Stevie Smith, is relaunching in order to highlight a new [...] by

Looking Again at Stevie Smith’s All the Poems February 25, 2016: Stevie Smith’s All the Poems is considered by Barbara Berman at The Rumpus. “That she wasn’t especially original makes All the Poems no less piercing to read, in large part because she [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume II March 10, 2015: Today’s mixtape was curated by Elizabeth Robinson. I was lucky enough to study with Elizabeth while she was a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her seminar, Modernism and [...] by

Stevie Smith Profiled at the Paris Review February 12, 2014: At the Paris Review blog, Diane Mehta delivers an engaging portrait of Stevie Smith. Mehta writes that Smith’s poetry is undergoing something of renaissance, what with her Best Poems having [...] by

Stevie Smith’s ‘Thoughts on the Person from Porlock’ September 4, 2013: On a personal level, affectionate teasing can express love, of course. In some families, benign mockery is a prized, vital form of intimacy. Comedy of the self, comedy of the other person, a [...] by