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Trethewey Discusses Penn Warren in Final Lecture as PLOTUS May 16, 2014: Earlier in the week we mentioned that Natasha Trethewey was concluding her tenure as U.S. poet laureate. Today, we report on her final lecture in which she discusses the poetry of Robert Penn Warren [...] by

Natasha Trethewey (SRO) on Whitman and the Civil War January 31, 2013: The Washington Post reports on PLOTUS Natasha Trethewey’s recent lecture at the Library of Congress, in which she argued that “One hundred and fifty years later, Americans are still [...] by

Washington Post’s Alexandra Petri Responds to Unflattering Haiku on Her Forehead January 28, 2013: The Washington Post editorial inquiring as to poetry’s would-be dwelling in the world of the non-living has certainly received its detractors, one of which was us. Turns out Alexandra Petri [...] by

Coldfront’s Open Letter to Washington Post Poetry Lover Alexandra Petri January 23, 2013: We just pointed you to Alexandra Petri’s Washington Post editorial that poetry is dead. “News” travels fast, and upon waking this afternoon, we see that Coldfront’s John [...] by

A Washington Post Journalist’s Derisive, Wan Opinion That Poetry Is Dead January 23, 2013: Along with various mainstream media accounts of the “boring” inaugural poetry reading comes more depressing mainstream media reportage that poetry may be dead…bless ‘em; here [...] by

The Risky Business of Inaugural Poems January 10, 2013: It’s not all hearts and flowers when it comes to ushering the Commander-in-Chief into office. That was as true for Horace as it will be for Richard Blanco, according to this Washington Post [...] by