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Justin Kaplan, Biographer of Whitman and Twain, Dies at 88 March 5, 2014: The New York Times reported yesterday on the passing of literary biographer Justin Kaplan, “a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer renowned for his lives of Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and Lincoln [...] by

Black Ocean Profiled in the New York Times March 4, 2014: Yesterday the ArtsBeat section of the New York Times gave us the ins and outs of Black Ocean Books, with poetry editor Carrie Olivia Adams. Their conversation delves into Black Ocean’s [...] by

A Second Look at Robert Frost February 5, 2014: It’s getting mighty frosty over at the New York Times today. Yeah, we went there! Jennifer Schuessler takes a look at the life of Robert Frost in light of the forthcoming publication of the [...] by

Remembering W.D. Snodgrass February 4, 2014: Over the weekend, William McDonald posted a remembrance of W.D. Snodgrass at the New York Times. McDonald reflected on his days as a journalism student at Syracuse University and his first [...] by

Mexico’s José Emilio Pacheco Dies at 74 January 28, 2014: Today we discovered the sad news of the death of José Emilio Pacheco, winner of the 2009 Cervantes Literature Prize. He was 74. The Huffington Post reports: Jose Emilio Pacheco, widely regarded as [...] by

‘An Opening of the Field’ Travels to NY January 17, 2014: One of the high points of the summer of 2013 was certainly the exhibition “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle.” We poked and prodded to get you all to Sacramento to [...] by

Soviet-Era Activist & Poet Natalya Gorbanevskaya, 1936-2013 December 2, 2013: Russian poet, translator, and foremost civil rights activist Natalya Gorbanevskaya has died at the age of 77 in her Paris home, reports The New York Times. Carcanet reprinted her Selected Poems in [...] by

Poets Gather to Remember Seamus Heaney November 13, 2013: The New York Times reports on the ongoing remembrances and events celebrating Seamus Heaney, who died in August at the age of 74. When Seamus Heaney died in August, at 74, he was hailed as a poet of [...] by

Chilean and International Forensics Experts: ‘No Foul Play’ Found in Death of Pablo Neruda November 11, 2013: According to a new report by Chilean and international forensics experts, no foul play—such as poisoning or the use of other chemical agents—has been found to be the cause of death for the much [...] by

Lou Reed RIP October 28, 2013: Yesterday we were saddened to hear the news of Lou Reed’s passing at his home in Amagansett, N.Y. He was 71. The New York Times posted this obituary describing Reed’s various [...] by