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In Boston, It’s Raining Poetry May 23, 2016: The Atlantic’s City Lab unit has been following record rainfall this year in the Boston area. In April, Boston City Hall and Mass Poetry teamed up to present a new city-wide poetry (and [...] by

Emma Ramadan Talks About Translating & Writing Genderless Characters May 12, 2016: Emma Ramadan, translator of writer, professor, and Oulipo member Anne Garréta’s Sphinx (Deep Vellum 2015), talks to The Atlantic about how she came to the novel (originally written almost 30 [...] by

Kathryn Harrison Discusses Her Favorite Passage of Joseph Brodsky’s Writing, at the Atlantic May 3, 2016: Kathryn Harrison is the author of True Crimes: A Family Album. At the Atlantic Harrison shares one of her tips for writing students (“stop thinking”) and reflects on her favorite Joseph [...] by

What’s in a Guest Tweeter: Lockwood’s NSFW Tweet on Behalf of TNR April 7, 2016: Blink and you missed it: Patricia Lockwood took over The New Republic’s Twitter account recently, and sent a NSFW tweet to Donald Trump. The Atlantic elaborates on the moment in a piece called [...] by

New Biography of Wallace Stevens Portrays a Modernist Poet Floating, Detached… March 22, 2016: Adam Kirsch reviews the new Wallace Stevens biography for the Atlantic, remarking that the “story that [Paul] Mariani tells in 400 pages could be reduced, in its essentials, to 400 [...] by

The Atlantic’s “Best Books We Missed in 2015” December 17, 2015: The Atlantic’s Anne Hulbert and Sophie Gilbert present the books and authors that they wish they had room to rave about in 2015, followed by the authors themselves, who offer their 2015 [...] by

The Atlantic Weighs in on Literary Journals’ Submission Policies October 27, 2015: Is that “reading fee” really worth it? At The Atlantic, Joy Lanzendorfer argues that while it is hard work for editors to weed through submissions, even with a reading fee as low as $2, a [...] by

Sherman Alexie Rates Favorites at The Atlantic October 20, 2015: What’s the poem that made Sherman Alexie “want to drop everything?” The Atlantic sure would like to know. Alexie speaks with Joe Fassler and tells all: […] For Alexie, a [...] by

Jihadi Poetry Considered at The Atlantic September 22, 2015: If you want to get a sense of what it’s like to be a North Caucasus militant in Syria, one surprising answer is to look at the soldiers’s poetry. From The Atlantic: When North Caucasus [...] by

Let Us Not Let John Berryman Lapse Into Obscurity February 18, 2015: The door closes on the centennial year of John Berryman’s birth. At The Atlantic, Christopher Benfey considers how this kind of celebration has the potential to bury the poet. “What’s [...] by