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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

Al Filreis & ModPo at The Atlantic January 8, 2015: At The Atlantic, Kristina Bicher writes about Al Filreis’s infamous ModPo course–that’s Modern & Contemporary American Poetry, of course of course, which is now in its third [...] by

Do You Wear Your Trousers Rolled? January 5, 2015: Did T.S. Eliot invent the hipster??? The Atlantic is on the case: January 4 marks 50 years since the death of poet T. S. Eliot. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of one of Eliot’s most [...] by

Searching for Dylan Thomas November 20, 2014: At The Atlantic, James Parker re-accesses Dylan Thomas’s legacy, starting at Thomas’s deathbed at St. Vincent’s and further back to Thomas’s multi-city, rock-and-roll style [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s Birthday and a Look at the Intended Arrangement of Ariel October 30, 2014: “Winter is for women,” wrote Sylvia Plath, who would have been 82 years old this week (the 27th to be exact). In honor of the occasion, a piece at The Atlantic revisits Ariel, with a [...] by

More Than a Fetish Object: The Open Book Project August 11, 2014: A good piece is up at The Atlantic on diminishing the binary between print and digital–it raises important poets for us book-lusters: What about the possible impulse to romanticize physical [...] by

Dead Poets Society’s Alarming Anti-Intellectualism & the Fate of the Humanities February 19, 2014: The Atlantic has an in-depth piece on the movie Dead Poets Society being anti-intellectual, or in fact, a “terrible defense of the humanities.” Writer Kevin J.H. Dettmar hates it, even [...] by