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Forrest Gander to Translate Rediscovered Neruda July 27, 2015: Like Taylor Swift, Pablo Neruda’s romantic poems never go out of style. But for couples who may be just a little bit ready for something new, Copper Canyon Press and the Pablo Neruda Foundation [...] by

Jimmy Carter and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Shop at the New York Times July 24, 2015: What better way to segue into the weekend than with an insightful convo between two great writers and public figures, former president Jimmy Carter and current Young People’s Poet Laureate [...] by

NYT Reviews New Collections by Nick Flynn and Ron Padgett July 10, 2015: Summer’s heating up! If you’re still deciding what to read next, check out Jeff Gordinier’s New York Times review of two new collections by Nick Flynn and Ron Padgett. Gordinier [...] by

New Context for ‘The Red Wheelbarrow’ in the Form of Neighbor Thaddeus Marshall July 8, 2015: Jennifer Schuessler writes for the New York Times about a little-known poet we like to call William Carlos Williams. Actually, she’d like to write about someone else–Mr. Thaddeus [...] by

At New York Times, a ‘Friendly Song’ About Carlos Drummond de Andrade July 7, 2015: Dwight Garner reviews the latest attempt at compiling aspects of Carlos Drummond de Andrade’s astonishing, kaleidoscopic career. Multitudinous Heart brings together a selection of his poems as [...] by

Yes to Dada in Destruction Was My Beatrice June 30, 2015: In the NYT Sunday Book Review, Andrei Codrescu reviews modernist scholar Jed Rasula’s history of Dada, Destruction Was My Beatrice (Basic Books, 2015). “’The true dadas are against [...] by

At Work with Pamela Paul: New York Times Book Review Editor June 16, 2015: Have you ever wondered who is behind the steering wheel of The New York Times’s Book Review? This newest installment of Times Insider introduces readers to the editor of NYT’s Book Review [...] by

Juan Felipe Herrera Named US Poet Laureate June 10, 2015: We awoke this morning to the glorious news that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next US poet laureate. We can’t imagine anyone better suited for the job. Herrera recently served as [...] by

And Then There Are His Papers: Robert Rauschenberg’s Finally Moved to Westchester June 3, 2015: The New York Times T Magazine mines impossible combinations in this swell feature on Robert Rauschenberg. “[E]verything starts to resemble a Rauschenberg,” writes Dan Chiasson, once [...] by

Roxane Gay Remarks on All-White NYT Summer Reading List May 29, 2015: At NPR, Roxane Gay remarks on the all-white summer reading list the New York Times just published: It’s one thing if a media brand deliberately targets segmented audiences. The Root publishes [...] by