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Cathy Park Hong Tells Another Story to New Yorker Journalist Alec Wilkinson: ‘I won’t be reduced to a sound bite’ October 2, 2015: At The New Republic, Cathy Park Hong recalls her recent two-hour discussion with New Yorker writer Alec Wilkinson in preparation for his profile of Kenny Goldsmith, later reduced to sound bites in [...] by

Kenny Goldsmith in The New Yorker: ‘An artist’s right to make a mistake is much more sacred than anyone’s feelings’ September 28, 2015: A piece in the October 5 issue of The New Yorker looks at Kenneth Goldsmith’s recent “challenging behavior.” “Goldsmith, who is fifty-four, likes pranks and provocations and [...] by

Yi-Fen Chou Is a Real Person, & Everything Else Circling ‘The Bees’ September 10, 2015: Like a bee to some Venus-flower nectar, the Internet has taken to our poetry scandale du jour. But scandal doesn’t cut it. These responses to Michael Derrick Hudson posing as Yi-Fen Chou are [...] by

Ralph Waldo Emerson Found His Poets in Whitman & Dickinson September 1, 2015: At The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson examines the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson on poets like Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, noting first that the tragic death of Emerson’s son by scarlet [...] by

The New Yorker Introduces Chika Sagawa (and Her Translators) August 20, 2015: The New Yorker’s Adrienne Raphel introduces the first full-length, English-language collection of Sagawa’s poetry, translated by Sawako Nakayasu, to readers: The Collected Poems of Chika [...] by

The New Yorker’s Shakespeare Pen Is Smokin’ August 14, 2015: Feeling fine, Fiennes. Hm? The New Yorker has found Shakespeare’s lost weed sonnets? Something like that. They quote The Telegraph: “South African scientists have discovered that [...] by

At The New Yorker, The Prophet, Animated August 11, 2015: At The New Yorker, Brook Wilensky-Lanford writes about Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, an animated film translation of the worldwide poetry bestseller that premiered this past Friday in New York and [...] by

The New Yorker Considers Poetry’s Ties to Politics in Iran July 15, 2015: How did the Iranian modernist Sohrab Sepehri find his voice? At The New Yorker, Neima Jahromi brings together both poetry and politics in his portrait of Sepehri to paint a picture of Iran after [...] by

At the New Yorker, Stephen Burt Asks ‘Why Start a Literary Magazine?’ July 8, 2015: Hm… well, first of all it’s fun to do…. but besides that, I guess the issue could certainly use a little further examination. Thank goodness Stephen Burt is on the case, right here [...] by

The New Yorker Examines Jihadist Poetry June 4, 2015: At The New Yorker, Robyn Creswell and Bernard Haykel write about “jihadi power couple” Ahlam al-Nasr and her husband Abu Usama al-Gharib, “a veteran propagandist, initially for Al [...] by