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New to the Archive October 28, 2015: The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who will be joining us as [...] 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

Dan Chiasson Reviews Terrance Hayes and Deborah Landau at The New Yorker May 6, 2015: The New Yorker’s Dan Chiasson reviews new books by Terrance Hayes and Deborah Landau in the May 11 issue. Both poets’s recent writings consider the body (often, in crisis). From The New [...] 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

Terrence Hayes Brings Etheridge Knight into Focus March 13, 2015: We can’t recommend enough tonight’s event at NYU: Terrence Hayes will deliver his Bagley Wright Lecture entitled “Three Acts of Love: ‘As You Leave Me,’ ‘Upon Your Leaving,’ [...] by

Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa Awarded MacArthur Fellowships September 17, 2014: We woke up this morning to the wonderful news that two poets have been named MacArthur Fellows: Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa. We turn to Jacket Copy for some of the details: This year’s [...] by

The Bagley Wright Lecture Series: A Conversation with Matthew Zapruder June 2, 2014: Matthew Zapruder and I went toe-to-toe at Oakland’s Boot and Shoe Service this weekend to talk about his newest collaboration with Wave Books Publisher and arts philanthropist, Charlie Wright: [...] by

Our Slaves: Meditations on the Traffic of Black Bodies in Print (Part 2 of 2) April 25, 2013: I want to think through these questions raised in my last post a bit differently than Saidiya Hartman and Toni Morrison. Their investigation tends to focus upon the playing in the dark archive of [...] by

Our Slaves: Meditations on the Traffic of Black Bodies in Print (Part 1 of 2) April 24, 2013: April 18, 2013 The Chicago River is swollen; and for the first time in over a century, they are allowing it to flow into Lake Michigan, the lake that provides the city’s drinking water. A [...] by