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Brazil’s Interim President, Michel Temer ‘Gets His Poetry On’ July 20, 2016: Described in this New York Times profile as a “button-down career politician whose demeanor is so cryptically ceremonious that his rivals liken him to a butler in a horror movie”—it may [...] by

Wayne Koestenbaum Hears the Ethics in Adrienne Rich’s Collected Poems July 18, 2016: Wayne Koestenbaum reviews Adrienne Rich’s Collected Poems (Norton, June) for the New York Times. “Poetry’s system of cultivated sounds was, she grew to feel, a patriarchal [...] by

The New York Times Celebrates Dada Centennial, Includes Holland Cotter Tribute to Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven July 12, 2016: Holland Cotter honors Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven for the New York Times’s 100-years-of-Dada feature, which has NYT critics tracing “the movement’s influence in music, art and dance, [...] by

The New York Times Weighs in on The Hatred of Poetry July 8, 2016: “What works against him is the curiously airless, antiseptic nature of the enterprise,” writes Jeff Gordinier for The New York Times about Ben Lerner in The Hatred of Poetry. [...] by

The Poetic Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami July 6, 2016: We’d be remiss not to mention the July 4 passing of filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. He was 76. The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw remembers Iran’s greatest cinematic poet. [...] by

Beat Poets to the Rescue! June 27, 2016: Last Friday Timothy Egan penned an opinion piece for the New York Times suggesting poets and writers could help save imperiled park lands, as they have done in the past. Central to his argument are [...] by

New York Times’s on Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s Novel-Memoir To the Light House June 27, 2016: Legendary San Francisco poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti has had an unlikely friendship with his literary agent, Sterling Lord, for six decades. The two, who met in the height of the sixties, continue to [...] by

Michelle Cliff, Activist and Writer (1946–2016) June 20, 2016: Michelle Cliff, Jamaican-American author and longtime partner of Adrienne Rich, died last week in Santa Cruz at the age of 69. “[H]er entire creative life was a quest to give voice to [...] by

James Franco’s 10 Favorite Books Include . . . June 6, 2016: As this New York Times article reveals, James Franco has been reading a little Tony Hoagland. “Hoagland’s poems gather and distribute so much energy it’s like he’s a boxer,” he [...] by

The New York Times Features Vito Acconci in Advance of MoMA PS1 Retrospective June 2, 2016: The New York Times talked for months with Vito Acconci, and today we reap the reward. Opening June 19 at MoMA PS1, Vito Acconci: Where We Are Now (Who Are We Anyway?), 1976—the first retrospective [...] by