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‘When you use a you’: Dorothea Lasky and the Poetics of Drake October 24, 2014: Dorothea Lasky, the Village Voice’s favorite poet, has a favorite poet of her own. And that poet is none other than rap superstar Drake. Yes, 27 year old Canadian rapper Aubrey Drake Graham. At [...] by

Turn It Up: The Music of Wallace Stevens September 30, 2014: At the Huffington Post, composer Mohammed Fairouz discusses his recent song cycle, Domination of Darkness, based on the poetry of Wallace Stevens. How does Fairouz amplify the inherent music of [...] by

Dispelling Myths, Defending Poets at HuffPo May 19, 2014: Stop us if you’ve heard this one: a poet, an investment banker, a real estate agent, an ads man and an environmental scientist are at a cocktail party… thus begins Lisa Marie [...] by

Rio Jones: Poet Laureate of Instagram March 12, 2014: It’s not official, but it’s clear the anonymous poet writing under the name Rio Jones is tearing up Instagram with his verses. The Huffington Post reports: Tucked away on the second floor [...] by

Geoffrey Gatza’s Duchampian Apollo February 10, 2014: At the Huffington Post, Loren Kleinman talks with poet and publisher of BlazeVOX, Geoffrey Gatza. They discuss Gatza’s new work, Apollo, a “conceptual poetry collection” inspired by [...] by

Mexico’s José Emilio Pacheco Dies at 74 January 28, 2014: Today we discovered the sad news of the death of José Emilio Pacheco, winner of the 2009 Cervantes Literature Prize. He was 74. The Huffington Post reports: Jose Emilio Pacheco, widely regarded as [...] by

Anis Shivani on Franz Wright’s F November 15, 2013: At the HuffPo today, Anis Shivani names his best of 2013. And in the poetry category, that honor goes to Franz Wright for his 2013 collection F. Not only is F crowned best of this year, Shivani makes [...] by

News from Under the Table: How to Drink Like Dorothy Parker November 7, 2013: Uh, yes: a martini, please? Who’s that? Oh, Ms. Parker! So lovely to see you! …Eh, we’re a few years late. But Kevin Fitzpatrick of The Dorothy Parker Society, offers up a few [...] by

Tips on Scoring that Poet Cutie November 5, 2013: Scenario: you’ve been crushing real hard on that super sensitive poet hunk for so long, but don’t know how to propose you two engage in some autumn snuggling. He’s holding a copy of [...] by

Alice Munro and Other Women Nobel Laureates in Literature October 10, 2013: We extend our congratulations to Alice Munro for being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. To close out the day, we thought it would be good to look back on the other women who have been [...] by