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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

Does Brilliance = Inaccessibility? August 26, 2015: Wait a minute: are these difficult poems actually brilliant? Zoë Heller and Leslie Jamison “discuss whether we overvalue difficulty in literature” at The New York Times’s [...] by

The New York Times Publishes Claudia Rankine’s Profile of Serena Williams August 25, 2015: Claudia Rankine’s New York Times profile of Serena Williams, “The Meaning of Serena Williams,” is a good read for today (and, frankly, every day). In it, she writes: “The word [...] by

RIP William Jay Smith August 21, 2015: We’ll leave this week on a sad note, upon hearing of the passing of former poet laureate William Jay Smith. Earlier this week the New York Times made note of the death of the “Poet and [...] by