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At The New Yorker’s Blog, Stephen Burt Admires the Reality of Ronald Johnson’s ‘ARK’ March 14, 2014: Must-enjoy: Over at The New Yorker’s blog, Page-Turner, Stephen Burt gives a fine appreciation to Ronald Johnson and his book-length poem, “ARK,” just published (as we’ve [...] by

Ukraine’s Best-Known Poet Injured in Protests March 10, 2014: Over the weekend we were sad to read about the injuries Serhiy Zhadan, the Ukrainian poet and counter-cultural writer, suffered during a protest in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. Sally [...] by

All Aboard! Amtrak to Offer Residencies for Writers February 25, 2014: A train seems as good a place as any to get a little work done, no? After the novelist Alexander Chee, and the journalist Jessica Gross, tweeted about the pleasures of writing on an Amtrak train, [...] by

Reviewing The Poetry of Witness February 17, 2014: At the New Yorker, Robyn Creswell takes a look at the anthology The Poetry of Witness: The English Tradition, 1500-2001, edited by Carolyn Forché and Duncan Wu. Creswell begins his consideration of [...] by

At The New Yorker: Hilton Als on Hettie Jones & Baraka’s First Family January 13, 2014: A wonderful piece by Hilton Als on Amiri Baraka’s “first family”–and moreover, the oft-overlooked Hettie Jones–is up at The New Yorker. Als recounts his days as a [...] by

Nook Unplugged August 7, 2013: Is it the end for Barnes & Noble? Maybe not for the bookish megastore, but for its digital operations, it’s certainly a moment of transition. B. & N.’s Nook division lost nearly [...] by

Will it Achieve its Nothingness? Reading a Poem Backward July 16, 2013: Brad Leithauser writes for The New Yorker about the art of reading a poem backward: Reading a poem backward is a distinctive experience, during which you’re typically asking not Where is this [...] by

The Justice Scalia Poetry Game June 28, 2013: Amy Davidson at The New Yorker has proposed The Scalia Game: inspired by Justice Antonin Scalia’s “repeated, urgent italicizations” in his argument against the case of Edith Windsor [...] by

Ben Lerner on Keith Waldrop’s Reissued Memoir February 26, 2013: In “Keith Waldrop’s Haunted Realism,” at The New Yorker, Ben Lerner writes of the poet and translator’s memoir (Light While There Is Light, just reissued by Dalkey Archive) [...] by

‘even more alive than we understand’—Michael McClure in Conversation January 17, 2013: Rebecca Foresman sat down with Michael McClure to discuss his poem “Mephisto 20,” which as published in the latest issue of the New Yorker. Their conversation circles around the diverse [...] by