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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

NYT’s Ben Brantley [Re]Reviews ‘Reread Another,’ a Play Inspired by Stein September 29, 2015: “Reread Another” is a new play based on the writings of Gertrude Stein. What would Stein think? The play, which debuted in January at Bushwick Starr, re-opens at the Brick. On the [...] by

Ellen Bryant Voigt and Ben Lerner Awarded MacArthur Fellowships September 29, 2015: We learned this morning that among the twenty-four recipients of this year’s MacArthur “Genius Grants” were two poets: Ellen Bryant Voigt and Ben Lerner. The New York Times reports: [...] by

Manohla Dargis Praises Retrospective of Nathaniel Dorsky (and Jerome Hiler’s) Films September 28, 2015: Filmmaker and friend of poetry, Nathaniel Dorsky, has a fresh, new retrospective in tandem with the New York Film Festival. Dorsky is joined by Jerome Hiler; Manohla Dargis praises both [...] by

On the Margins: Poetry and the Refugee (Part Two) September 24, 2015: A Brief Taste of the Language of Exposure and Containment: Comments from NYT, Sept. 22, 2015, “How the US Can Welcome Refugees.” “On the Margins: Poetry and the Refugee (Part 1)” can [...] by

E-book Sales Slow: Print’s ‘Far From Dead’ September 24, 2015: A new, New York Times article by Alexandra Alter proclaims that while literary gurus considered print on its deathbed with the advent of digital publishing—they may in fact be wrong in their [...] by

Yi-Fen Chou Is a Real Person, & Everything Else Circling ‘The Bees’ September 10, 2015: Like a bee to some Venus-flower nectar, the Internet has taken to our poetry scandale du jour. But scandal doesn’t cut it. These responses to Michael Derrick Hudson posing as Yi-Fen Chou are [...] by

Juliana Spahr’s That Winter the Wolf Came Featured at The New York Times Sunday Book Review August 28, 2015: The New York Times’s Stephen Burt reviews Juliana Spahr’s newest collection That Winter the Wolf Came, published by Commune Editions. Burt, poet and Professor of English at Harvard [...] by