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Polaroid Photographer Elsa Dorfman, Friend of the Poets, Retires at 78 January 6, 2016: The New York Times profiles the much-loved Polaroid-portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman, who is retiring from her craft at the age of 78. “The main reason is that the film and chemicals she [...] by

Favorite Poems Shared at the New York Times December 23, 2015: It’s a “favorites” time of year, and at the New York Times some of your favorite authors and cultural figures share their favorite poems. If you’ve ever wondered what poem is [...] by

Alexandra Alter Interviews Daniel Halpern, Founding Editor of Ecco, at NYT’s ArtsBeat December 10, 2015: The Center for Fiction bestowed upon Ecco Founding Editor, Daniel Halpern, the Maxwell E. Perkins Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Field of Fiction. As a student Halpern was slow to warm to [...] by

Michael Pollan’s ’10 Favorites’ for NYT Includes Wendell Berry December 7, 2015: Food writer Michael Pollan’s “My 10 Favorite Books” list for NYT features, among other luminaries, poet and environmental-advocate Wendell Berry. At number three on the list is [...] by

More Thoughts on Kobe Bryant’s Retirement Poem December 2, 2015: We wrote about it just the other day and now we’re back with a little more gusto: Kobe Bryant’s “Dear Basketball” (the poem announcing his retirement) is gaining traction. [...] by

‘Poetic Justice’ Wins in Myanmar November 16, 2015: In Myanmar’s recent election, voters elected none other than U Tin Thit, poet and activist, to the presidency. Interestingly, according to The New York Times, “Nationwide, there were more [...] by

‘They could reshape the lingering perception of poetry as a creative medium in decline’: NYT on Instapoets November 9, 2015: Are they shaking up the literary establishment? Maybe. Are they changing the public’s perception of poetry? Perhaps. At The New York Times, Alexandra Alter weighs in on the [...] by

At NYT, Brooklyn Rail Founder Talks Hustle in a Postprint Era November 3, 2015: Phong Bui, founder of Brooklyn Rail is the subject of a recent article published in The New York Times. Born in Vietnam, Bui came to the U.S. in 1980 and began working on the Rail in 1998: “I was [...] by

Out From Under Milk Wood a Dylan Thomas Poem Resurfaces October 28, 2015: New York Times’s ArtsBeat bears news that “A Dream of Winter,” a lost poem written by Dylan Thomas, recently resurfaced on a page ripped from a 1942 magazine. More: LONDON — A [...] by

Ted Hughes: Poet of Myth, Nature… and a Curse October 15, 2015: Ted Hughes has been making the rounds of late: This time Dwight Garner of The New York Times takes a look at the newly published Hughes biography written by Oxford professor Jonathan Bate, which we [...] by