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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

Are We Ready for PJ Harvey? December 4, 2014: PJ Harvey’s first poetry collection, The Hollow of the Hand, is set for publication October 2015. Written in collaboration with photographer and filmmaker Seamus Murphy (who also collaborated [...] by

Tonight’s National Book Awards Belong to Claudia Rankine? November 19, 2014: At The Guardian, writer Michelle Dean argues that the Golden Globe of literary awards–that being, of course, the National Book Award–could very well go to Claudia Rankine for her [...] by

Clear the Runway: John Ashbery’s Collected French Translations Land November 19, 2014: This weekend The Guardian directed our attention to a new collection of John Ashbery’s French translations entitled Collected French Translations: Poetry. It’s a deceptively modest title [...] by

The Guardian Reviews Simon Armitage’s Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014 November 14, 2014: Check it out! The Guardian sheds some sunny light on Simon Armitage’s newest collection of selected poems spanning from 1989-2014. “How did it get so late?” wonders Simon Armitage in Paper [...] by

Long-Lost Dylan Thomas Poetry Notebook Discovered in a Drawer November 14, 2014: At the Guardian, Mark Brown reports on a previously lost notebook belonging to Dylan Thomas, now recovered after 70 years of hiding in a Tesco paper bag at the bottom of a desk drawer. “The [...] by

Lost Perec Manuscript Discovered November 11, 2014: Until recently, Perec aficionados knew that there was one book that they couldn’t possibly have read, until now: Portrait of a Man. Perec completely divulged the truth of the early, unpublished [...] by

What Poetry is Stored in the U.K.’s Memory? September 24, 2014: A new study, spearheaded by Andrew Motion and a team of researchers at Cambridge University, sets out to survey individuals across the U.K. to find out “what poetry is stored in our nation’s [...] by