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The New Yorker Profiles Farrah Field and Jared White of Berl’s Bookshop November 10, 2015: Regarding poetry bookstores’ remarkable success, The New Yorker looks no further than Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop in Dumbo. The classy outfit, run by Farrah Field and Jared White, is [...] by

‘Talking—it’s real dangerous': Language & David Lynch October 29, 2015: Dennis Lim, director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and author of the forthcoming David Lynch: The Man from Another Place, writes for The New Yorker about Lynch’s use of [...] by

The New Yorker Puts Two & Two Together: John Wieners, Meet John Updike October 28, 2015: The New Yorker’s Dan Chiasson looks at “The Boston Boys,” by which he means poet John Wieners, whose posthumous collections Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners, has just [...] by

The New Yorker Profiles Warsan Shire October 22, 2015: The New Yorker’s Alexis Okeowo profiles Somali-British poet Warsaw Shire in a new piece published yesterday. “Born in Kenya to parents from Somalia, Shire grew up in London, where she has [...] by

The Rumpus Rethinks The New Yorker’s Kenny Goldsmith Piece October 6, 2015: With all this backlash, you wonder if The New Yorker is maybe rethinking on its own behalf… Yesterday The Rumpus published its own wrap-up of responses to Alec Wilkinson’s New Yorker [...] by

‘Open Letter to the New Yorker’ From Brian Kim Stefans Points Out Structural Racism of Goldsmith Profile October 5, 2015: Poet and professor Brian Kim Stefans penned an “Open Letter to the New Yorker” this weekend, pointing out in no-uncertain terms the racism he’s found to permeate the controversial [...] by

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