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‘Sometimes the Versifying is Particularly Pronounced’: NYT Revels in Poetry Onstage September 11, 2014: Poetry is once again no stranger to the theater, as attested by upcoming NYC-productions such as “A Sucker Emcee” (opening at Labyrinth Theater 9/23) and “And I and Silence”” [...] by

A Most Substantial Loot: Holland Cotter Reviews Not Nothing at New York Times August 12, 2014: He’s taking over! Site of Ray Johnson’s most recent habitation? Why, it’s the New York Times dear hearts, where Holland Cotter has these kindnesses to say about the recently [...] by

NYT Introduces Alex Butler: ‘A Poet Who Works in 3-D’ July 18, 2014: Check out NYT’s profile of literary newcomer, Alex Butler. Butler recently read from her Circling the Same, her newly published 80-page poem, at Creature of Comfort, a Manhattan lifestyle [...] by

More Pricks and More Kicks: Beckett’s ‘Echo’s Bones’ July 7, 2014: At the New York Times, Dwight Garner takes a stab at reviewing the much belated appearance of Samuel Beckett’s 1933 story, “Echo’s Bones,” which Beckett intended to include as [...] by

For Those Who Look Yonder: NYT Reviews Robert Frost’s Letters Vol. 1 June 24, 2014: Yes, few things are as illusive as that man, that mystery: Robert Frost. William Logan recounts, in this fresh-published review of Letters: Volume 1, “He disliked fancy metaphor or decoration [...] by

Charles Wright to Become Next Poet Laureate of the United States June 12, 2014: It’s been decided, Charles Wright has been named the next U.S. poet laureate. The New York Times reports: The Library of Congress is to announce on Thursday that the next poet laureate will be [...] by

$3 Million Gifted for Yale’s First Chair in Poetry June 2, 2014: The New York Times’s Arts Beat reports that Frederick Iseman, Yale alum and the founder and chief executive of private equity firm CI Capital Partners, has given $5 million to the school, [...] by

Tadeusz Rozewicz, Noted Polish Poet, Passes Away at 92 May 23, 2014: The New York Times recently posted an obituary for Tadeusz Rozewicz, an outspoken champion of poetry after Auschwitz, who passed away peacefully at home in Wroclaw, Poland, at the age of 92. [...] by

Justin Kaplan, Biographer of Whitman and Twain, Dies at 88 March 5, 2014: The New York Times reported yesterday on the passing of literary biographer Justin Kaplan, “a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer renowned for his lives of Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and Lincoln [...] by

Black Ocean Profiled in the New York Times March 4, 2014: Yesterday the ArtsBeat section of the New York Times gave us the ins and outs of Black Ocean Books, with poetry editor Carrie Olivia Adams. Their conversation delves into Black Ocean’s [...] by