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Is That Proid ov Yr Eye or Have You Made a Great Peacock for Dinner February 25, 2015: At The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson writes of a January 18 afternoon in 1914, wherein Ezra Pound took someone to lunch: “Ezra Pound, helped by William Butler Yeats, and, behind the scenes, by [...] by

Hilton Als on McCarthy-era Langston Hughes February 19, 2015: In 1953, Langston Hughes was one of many writers brought before Joseph McCarthy’s Subcommittee on Un-American Activities. He and playwright Elmer Rice (who wrote the amazing Adding Machine, and [...] by

Poetry in an Age When Reading First Mattered February 5, 2015: At The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman reminds readers that there was a time when people did not ordinarily “love” to read, or even approach the activity of reading with the same intentions [...] by

Memento Mori: C.K. Williams’s Memories of Galway Kinnell at The New Yorker November 3, 2014: At The New Yorker, C.K. Williams honors Galway Kinnell, who passed away early last week. Kinnell and Williams knew each other for half a century and according to Williams, Kinnell “never [...] by

The New Yorker Applauds Citizen, by Claudia Rankine October 22, 2014: At The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson reviews (and very well contextualizes) Claudia Rankine’s newest collection of poems, Citizen: An American Lyric. The poet Claudia Rankine’s new volume, her [...] by

At The New Yorker: The Medieval Dream Vision of Louise Glück October 21, 2014: At The New Yorker, a review of Louise Glück’s new book (and National Book Award finalist), Faithful and Virtuous Night (FSG 2014), by Dan Chiasson! “From its opening pages, [...] by

Claudia Rankine Talks to The New Yorker About Her Visit to Ferguson August 26, 2014: “Let America Be America Again,” the famous Langston Hughes poem, “has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Poets.org,” remarks The New Yorker’s Alexandra Schwartz. Claudia [...] by

New Yorker Visits Ansel Elkins at The Standard Hotel July 28, 2014: Not quite like Eloise but close! Included in the August 2014 issue (sneak preview online) of The New Yorker, Andrew Marantz from the magazine’s “Dept. of Inspiration” visits Ansel [...] by

Kenny Goldsmith Writes About Internet Poetry for The New Yorker May 9, 2014: Since this a poetry blog on the Internet, we thought we’d point you to a blog post about poetry on the Internet. The New Yorker has Kenny Goldsmith writing about Steve Roggenbuck’s new [...] by

The New Yorker Remembers Bill Knott March 18, 2014: At The New Yorker: Robert P. Baird has written a great piece in remembrance of Bill Knott, who died last Wednesday. Baird notes the salt in the wound–Knott’s fake suicide in 1966. Nearly [...] by