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‘The Whole Harmonium’: Paul Mariani Visits WBUR Boston May 27, 2016: Paul Mariani visits the studios of WBUR Boston program Here and Now to discuss his new Wallace Stevens biography The Whole Harmonium. Tune in to hear Mariani discuss Stevens’s writing and to [...] by

Wallace Stevens’s Shaping of the Art of Painter Jake Berthot April 21, 2016: At Hyperallergic, Tim Keane writes about the influence Wallace Stevens had on painter Jake Berthot. “I was reminded of lyrical poetry — its introspective urgency and quiet resonance — as I [...] by

New Biography of Wallace Stevens Portrays a Modernist Poet Floating, Detached… March 22, 2016: Adam Kirsch reviews the new Wallace Stevens biography for the Atlantic, remarking that the “story that [Paul] Mariani tells in 400 pages could be reduced, in its essentials, to 400 [...] by

White Swan, Black Swan: Poetry in an Analytical Hour February 8, 2016: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Molly Peacock’s poem “The Nurse Tree” appears in the February 2016 issue. Previous posts in this series can [...] by

Susan Howe Renders Wallace Stevens Luminous at The Nation October 16, 2015: At The Nation, Susan Howe on the essence of Wallace Stevens. “The poetry of Wallace Stevens makes me happy. This is the simple truth,” she writes. “I owe him an incalculable [...] by

In the Metaphysical Streets July 1, 2015: It’s strange being back in a city after so many idle days. I’ve come around to the possibilities of the wide open countryside. The way the countryside has been left behind. Earlier this year I [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume II March 10, 2015: Today’s mixtape was curated by Elizabeth Robinson. I was lucky enough to study with Elizabeth while she was a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her seminar, Modernism and [...] by

Good News! Sweet Restorations at the Woodberry Poetry Room December 2, 2014: Wow! What’s not to like about this?! A powerful, brand-new technology called IRENE will help listeners at the Woodberry Poetry Room finally hear “The Cantos” as read by Ezra Pound, [...] by

Boo! John Berryman on Halloween at Academy of American Poets October 24, 2014: John Berryman’s 100! Even if he’s dead. There’s much revelry in celebration of the centenary of Berryman’s birth, including at FSG (Berryman’s publisher) and of course, [...] by

Turn It Up: The Music of Wallace Stevens September 30, 2014: At the Huffington Post, composer Mohammed Fairouz discusses his recent song cycle, Domination of Darkness, based on the poetry of Wallace Stevens. How does Fairouz amplify the inherent music of [...] by