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‘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

Ginsy Goes to the Movies with Kill Your Darlings October 18, 2013: It’s Friday, and if you’re heading to the movies you can do a lot worse than checking out a flick featuring a young Allen Ginsberg! For all you beatniks out there, you probably already [...] by

Longenbach’s Latest August 23, 2013: A recent New York Times book review for James Longenbach‘s latest, The Virtues of Poetry, emphatically starts with: The audience for poetry is like a vastly reduced version of the audience for [...] by

To Thine Own Self Be True August 13, 2013: There are no foregone conclusions when it comes to William Shakespeare’s work. While some argue that Shakespeare didn’t write most, or all, of his attributed plays and scripts, others [...] by

New Book of Roberto Bolaño’s Poetry Imminent July 10, 2013: A collection of Roberto Bolaño’s poetry, translated by Laura Healy, is *almost* available, courtesy of New Directions. The collection, clocking in at a hefty 835 pages, is titled The Unknown [...] by

The New York Times on Kenny Goldsmith’s Seven American Deaths and Disasters June 20, 2013: The New York Times reviewed Kenny Goldsmith’s “potent” new book, Seven American Deaths and Disasters (Random House 2013), which “transcribes the news.” Dwight Garner [...] by