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Wole Soyinka Among Top Candidates for Oxford Professor of Poetry May 8, 2015: The Guardian reports that Wole Soyinka is leading the pack of three for the highly coveted position as Oxford professor of poetry, “a 300-year-old elected post which is seen as the top academic [...] by

The Guardian Visits Claerwen James March 24, 2015: The Guardian brought to light Claerwen James’s recollections of her father, the poet Clive James. Claerwen’s recollections are of an isolated childhood, without her father. She is an [...] by

The Corporation’s Operating of the Avant-Garde & Writing in the Afterlife March 11, 2015: At The Guardian, author Tom McCarthy considers the writer as literary anthropologist in our time of data saturation, giving Stéphane Mallarmé a major role: In his landmark essay-cum-manifesto The [...] by

Poetry Ireland Review Tributes Seamus Heaney in Special Issue March 2, 2015: The Guardian has the scoop on a new “tribute album” celebrating the work of the late Seamus Heaney, published as a dedicated issue of Poetry Ireland Review. Editor Vona Groarke approached 50 [...] by

After Rigorous Forensic Testing, Pablo Neruda’s Body Returns Home February 24, 2015: After two years of forensic tests conducted in three countries, Pablo Neruda’s remains will return to Chile and be reburied at the side of his third wife, Mathilde Urritia. Although rumored to [...] by

Abe Books Searches for First Editions of ‘The Iliad’ Climb after Release of The Boy Next Door; Film Critics Lay Siege on the Film’s Script February 20, 2015: The Guardian reports that searches for “The Iliad, first edition” on the online marketplace AbeBooks have climbed since the release of J-Lo’s new movie The Boy Next Door, which [...] by

Does T.S. Eliot’s Ghost Haunt New England? February 17, 2015: The Guardian warns readers that a recent phone-in to NPR might prove that the ghost of T.S. Eliot could actually be haunting Dana Hawkes’s house. But, as The Guardian infers, this might simply [...] by

We Don’t Blog on Saturdays So Happy Valentine’s Day Today From Our Favorite Erotic Poet February 13, 2015: Happy Almost Valentine’s Day! It’s Friday the 13th, at least. What bluebells those two combined can wreak/grow/esteem, right? In honor of the occasions, check out The Guardian’s [...] by

London’s ICA Remembers Adrian Henri January 28, 2015: Have you heard of the English poet and painter, Adrian Henri? Whether you know him or not, we recommend a hop, skip, and a jump over to the ICA’s homage to his artful magic. From The Guardian: [...] by

The Guardian Introduces Badilisha Poetry X-Change January 5, 2015: Badilisha Poetry X-Change is a pioneering mobile site that brings the voices of African poets directly to the speaker of your cell phone. From The Guardian: “These days, the language of death is a [...] by