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‘Poetic Justice’ Wins in Myanmar November 16, 2015: In Myanmar’s recent election, voters elected none other than U Tin Thit, poet and activist, to the presidency. Interestingly, according to The New York Times, “Nationwide, there were more [...] by

‘They could reshape the lingering perception of poetry as a creative medium in decline': NYT on Instapoets November 9, 2015: Are they shaking up the literary establishment? Maybe. Are they changing the public’s perception of poetry? Perhaps. At The New York Times, Alexandra Alter weighs in on the [...] by

At NYT, Brooklyn Rail Founder Talks Hustle in a Postprint Era November 3, 2015: Phong Bui, founder of Brooklyn Rail is the subject of a recent article published in The New York Times. Born in Vietnam, Bui came to the U.S. in 1980 and began working on the Rail in 1998: “I was [...] by

Out From Under Milk Wood a Dylan Thomas Poem Resurfaces October 28, 2015: New York Times’s ArtsBeat bears news that “A Dream of Winter,” a lost poem written by Dylan Thomas, recently resurfaced on a page ripped from a 1942 magazine. More: LONDON — A [...] by

Ted Hughes: Poet of Myth, Nature… and a Curse October 15, 2015: Ted Hughes has been making the rounds of late: This time Dwight Garner of The New York Times takes a look at the newly published Hughes biography written by Oxford professor Jonathan Bate, which we [...] by

Reginald Dwayne Betts’s New Collection Reviewed in The New York Times October 14, 2015: Michiko Kakutani reviews poet (and Yale Law student!) Reginald Dwayne Betts’s new book, Bastards of the Reagan Era (Four Way Books 2015), at The New York Times. Betts, who has written much about [...] by

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival Setting a Disturbing Precedent? October 13, 2015: At The New York Times, an announcement that the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival will “commission 36 playwrights to translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English.” [...] by

The New York Times Reviews Patti Smith’s M October 1, 2015: The New York Times’s Michiko Kakutani reviews Patti Smith’s new memoir, M Train. Kakutani writes: “Whereas Ms. Smith’s haunting 2010 memoir, ‘Just Kids,’ centered on [...] by

Eileen Myles For The World September 30, 2015: Major news outlets are a-gush over Eileen Myles’s newest publications: a re-release of her 1994 classic, Chelsea Girls, and I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems 1975-2014. The two [...] by

Is the ‘Confessional’ a Dying Mode? September 30, 2015: Now that memoir is so in-vogue, what’s the fate of the confessional genre? Fifty years after Sylvia Plath’s Ariel, Leslie Jamison and Charles McGrath talk about its legacy. (We’ll [...] by