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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 of a North Philadelphia apartment building is Rio Jones, the anonymous bandana-wearing poet currently making a rise on Instagram, the photo and [...] 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 Marcel Duchamp's art, life, strategies. For Gatza, the book acts as a readymade and uses the form of a ballet. More: GG: ...At its heart, this book is about [...] 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 one of Mexico's foremost poets and short story writers, died Sunday at age 74, the country's National Council for Culture and the Arts [...] 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 the claim that Wright's book maybe be the book of our times. F is the culmination of Franz Wright's life work, arguably the greatest [...] 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 suggestions if you'd like to start drinkin' like a [Dorothy Parker] -champ! Fitzpatrick is the author of Under the Table: A Dorothy Parker Cocktail Guide. Time and [...] 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 Keats tightly against his chest so you know he's DTMO—but his awkward demeanor tells you he's too shy to hold eye contact past his thick-rimmed glasses long [...] 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 awarded this honor over the years. Head over to the Huffington Post for a great slideshow that does just that, which includes poets Herta [...] by

Denise Levertov’s Late Mystical Life October 8, 2013: At the Huffington Post, Carl McColman considers the role religion played in later life and work of Denise Levertov. McColman reminds us that a full-fledged Levertov revival is underway (not that she's ever been out of our thoughts), what with a new biography and a collected poems being published this fall. Taking a look at Dana Greene's [...] by

Crime Files: The Robert Frost Edition October 2, 2013: In case you were thinking of pilfering some Robert Frost letters and Christmas cards, think again. Such thievery will get you a fine of not $1, not $10, but a $100! This is according to the HuffPo: A Vermont man charged with stealing original cards and letters written by poet Robert Frost has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a [...] by

Huffington Post on Self Publishing: Here to Stay? August 22, 2013: Huffington Post published its speculations on the future of self-publishing in the age of the internet this week. In 1917 Virginia Woolf and her husband Leonard unpacked a small printing press in the front room of their home. They set up the Hogarth Press to enable them to print small volumes of books that “the commercial publisher would [...] by