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On the ‘Minor’ Ambition of Denise Levertov January 22, 2014: The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov is reviewed by Adam Plunkett for The Nation. “'There are so many pressures on me,' Levertov told Duncan. 'I am only half here.' She would publish nearly twenty more books of poems." Plunkett continues to evoke this sympathetic take for such a resolute writer: "Even with her feet on the ground, she [...] by

Ange Mlinko on the Emily Dickinson Archives January 14, 2014: At The Nation, Ange Mlinko weighs in on Emily Dickinson's appearances in archives, and on Jen Bervin and Marta Werner's Gorgeous Nothings. From The Nation-- I can’t quite get past the irony of an Internet archive treating us to the unmediated Dickinson: it’s more hologram than holograph. At the very moment that we are reaching for [...] by

Roxane Gay to Start Blogging at The Nation September 12, 2013: Author and cultural-critic, Roxanne Gay, will be blogging for the next two weeks at The Nation. Her goal? To diversify the literary conversation across all genres. According to Carolyn Kellogg, of JacketCopy: For the next two weeks Roxane Gay will be blogging at The Nation about new books by writers of color. Gay, author of the story [...] by

Ange Mlinko Looks at Adrienne Rich’s Later Poems: Selected and New February 4, 2013: Last week the Nation posted Ange Mlinko's review and assessment of Adrienne Rich's Later Poems: Selected and New and Rich's impact on the latest generation of feminists poets. But when it comes to compositional influence, "Impact" might be too strong a word. "Meh" might be better. Mlinko survey's Rich's career, beginning with her winning the [...] by