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The New York Times Magazine Relaunches … with Poetry! February 23, 2015: The New York Times Magazine relaunched this weekend and with the re-design comes a few more literary initiatives including “online only writing and photography” and selections of poetry [...] by

Nobody Was Writing Poetry of This World Like Philip Levine (1928–2015) February 16, 2015: We are so sad to help report that Philip Levine—former U.S. Poet Laureate (2011–2012), Pulitzer Prize-winner and beloved professor—has died at the age of 87. A New York Times obituary tells us [...] by

Now You Can See: Susan Bee’s Beautiful Photograms and Altered Photos on View February 16, 2015: The New York Times’s Holland Cotter provides a marvelous assessment of Susan Bee’s new show now on view at Southfirst Gallery. Photograms and Altered Photos From the 1970s is a survey of [...] by

Jorie Graham in the NYT’s Limelight February 12, 2015: The New York Times’s Dwight Garner is at it again, this time with a swirling inspection of Jorie Graham’s newest poetry collection: From the New World: Poems 1976-2014. In assessment he [...] by

New York Times Reviews Selected Letters of Langston Hughes February 4, 2015: Yesterday, just in time for Langston Hughes’s birthday on February 1st, NYT observed a newly-published selection of Langston Hughes’s letters. The very handsome volume, published by [...] by

Poet and Lyricist, Rod McKuen, is Dead January 30, 2015: Word of Rod McKuen’s death surfaced yesterday; he was 81 years old. Rod McKuen was a successful lyricist and poet who, early in his career, regularly performed in San Francisco alongside Beat [...] by

Now on a Bookshelf Near You: Amiri Baraka’s S O S: Poems 1961-2013 January 28, 2015: Thank goodness Grove Press recently published this spectacular Amiri Baraka tome. The New York Times’s Dwight Garner provides a little illumination to the text. From NYT: There are two ways to [...] by

NY Times Profiles: Patricia Smith January 27, 2015: The New York Times profiles College of Staten Island English Department Professor, successful poet, and “fallen journalist,” Patricia Smith, who is the recent recipient of a Guggenheim [...] by

A Poet Emerges from the Wild Frontier January 21, 2015: At NY Times, Saeed Jones reflects on becoming a poet in the face of adversity. In this article, Jones, the author of Prelude to Bruise and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award, [...] by

National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced! January 20, 2015: The New York Times’ ArtsBeat reminds us that the National Book Critics Circle Awards are “one of the most prestigious American literary awards…judged by a panel of critics and book [...] by