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Imperfect News, but Art in All Directions: Robert Ashley, 1930–2014 March 4, 2014: Robert Ashley–composer, performer, librettist, poet, artist, and pioneer in the development of large-scale, collaborative performance works and experimental opera–died yesterday [...] by

Juan Gelman: 1930-2014 January 15, 2014: We are saddened by the news today of the death of poet and activist Juan Gelman, who was awarded the Cervantes Prize in 2007. The Guardian reports: Juan Gelman, the celebrated Argentinian poet and [...] by

Rest in Peace Egypt’s Poet of the People, Ahmed Fouad Negm December 4, 2013: Very sad news coming from the Guardian– Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm has died. He was 84. Negm died in the early hours of Tuesday, his friend and publisher Mohammed Hashem said.. Known as the [...] by

Geoffrey Hill’s Broken Hierarchies: Poems 1952-2012 Reviewed at the Guardian November 20, 2013: Today at the Guardian, Nicholas Lezard reviews the latest (and gargantuan) collection of poetical works by Geoffrey Hill. Lezard begins by reflecting on the fact that in 1985 no one would have [...] by

Forward Prize Awarded to Michael Symmons Roberts October 2, 2013: NPR and The Guardian both report that “champion of spirit and self” Michael Symmons Roberts has won this year’s UK Forward Prize for best book of poetry, worth £10,000 (about [...] by

Small Press Publishers Are Kicking Amazon’s *$%! July 23, 2013: As in any whodunit mystery, readers have been left to wonder who is kicking Amazon’s virtual behind when it comes to bargains on small press samplings? the Guardian’s response: small [...] by

Boozing with the Best at the Guardian July 22, 2013: Blake Morrison at the Guardian has been pondering one of the eternal mysteries of literature: Why do writers drink? “Does it help writers to drink? Do they drink any more heavily than any other [...] by

Special Delivery: The Guardian Reviews Airmail July 15, 2013: Incoming! It’s the letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer! This weekend The Guardian reviewed Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer, edited by Thomas R. Smith and [...] by

Unpublished Diary of W. H. Auden Sold to British Library for MANY £ June 27, 2013: The Guardian reports that an unpublished diary of W. H. Auden has been unearthed from private collectors and sold to the British Library. More: The journal was one of just three kept by the British [...] by

At The Guardian: Karen Green’s Debut Collection, Bough Down June 10, 2013: Published by Siglio Press, Karen Green’s debut collection of prose poems and collages, Bough Down, addresses her experiences following the suicide of her husband: the late David Foster Wallace. [...] by