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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

Tracing the History of a Sign: New Yorker’s Abigail Deutsch Looks into the Origins of Verse Discovered in Fort Tryon Park July 30, 2014: It was a warm and sunny summer day when Abigail Deutsch discovered a sign in Fort Tryon Park filled with this verse: “Let no one say, and say it to your shame,/That all was beauty here, until [...] 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

Kerouac’s Diaries on the Road Again May 28, 2014: The New Yorker has made selections of Jack Kerouac’s diaries available to the public, proving that there is no better way to start your Wednesday than on the road again! (From The New Yorker) [...] 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 on Manhattan’s Spineless Real Estate Debacle: Venues for Indie Booksellers Shift to the Outer Boroughs March 28, 2014: In response to a recent New York Times article lamenting the dwindling booksellers in Manhattan—which we linked to yesterday—the New Yorker’s Rebecca Mead weighs in on the state of things [...] by