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The Beauties: Diriye Osman on the Work of Kwame Dawes January 8, 2015: Diriye Osman writes for The Huffington Post about “one of the most consistently thrilling poets at work today,” Kwame Dawes. Osman looks at Dawes’ 2013 volume of selected poems, [...] by

‘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