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Ashbery: It Is Unlikely That I Will Become a Novelist May 8, 2015: The New York Times spends a moment with ever-sharp and witty John Ashbery to discuss what he’s reading at the moment and his perspective of his literary career. From NYT: The poet, whose latest [...] by

Whitman’s Lincoln May 5, 2015: Walt Whitman was at work on a sequence of poems about national identity when Lincoln’s body passed through Maryland and Indiana on its way to Springfield, Illinois. As Martin Griffin writes in [...] by

NY Times Unpacks the Clever Art of the #Bookface May 5, 2015: While traditionally, libraries are considered sanctuaries for quiet, peaceful contemplation: many are adopting behaviors common to social media as a way to stay relevant in the digital age. One [...] by

NY Times Reviews Ordinary Light: A Memoir by Tracy K. Smith May 4, 2015: Tracy K. Smith’s new memoir begins with the death of her mother, to whom the book is dedicated, then zooms back to her early years coming of age as an African-American young woman in Northern [...] by

The Selected Tweets of @jerichobrown April 28, 2015: A little more than a year ago, my friend forever Amber Dermont issued a challenge. The author–of the New York Times best seller The Starboard Sea and of the brilliant book of stories Damage [...] by

‘Dangerous, Cutesy Idea’ Susan Howe & R.H. Quaytman Collaborate March 25, 2015: Mother and daughter, Susan Howe and R.H. Quaytman collaboratively produced Tom Tit Tot, an art book produced for The Museum of Modern Art. Quaytman calls the prospect of continuous collaboration [...] by

‘A poem is never about one thing… you want it to be as complicated as your feelings': Terrance Hayes at NYT March 25, 2015: Wow! The New York Times Magazine hosts this very comprehensive, thought-provoking profile of fantastic, Pittsburgh-based legend Terrance Hayes (by Stephen Burt). If you haven’t ever read [...] by

R.I.P. Howard H. Guttenplan, Who Bridged Poetry and Film in the Lower East Side (1934 – 2015) March 23, 2015: Howard Guttenplan directed the Millennium Film Workshop from 1971 to 2011. It emerged from the same initiative, a federal anti-poverty program, that helped create The Poetry Project at St. [...] by

New York Times Considers Kate Tempest March 19, 2015: We’ve introduced Kate Tempest before, here as one of twenty “next generation poets” recognized by the UK’s Poetry Book Society. Now, word of Tempest’s talent hits [...] by

Words at Play: Luc Sante on the Poet Basquiat March 6, 2015: The New York Times Style Magazine has Luc Sante advance the position that Jean-Michel Basquiat–known, of course, as a painter–was equally valuable as a poet. “Basquiat . . . was a [...] by