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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

At Guernica: Richard Falk on Poetry, War, and Wallace Stevens August 7, 2014: At Guernica, international law and international relations scholar Richard Falk considers the writing of Wallace Stevens while observing the fighting in Gaza. During these days of continuing massacre [...] by

Dreams of a Stevens Museum Might Come True July 10, 2014: An update on our story from a few weeks ago: a group of investors, and avid Wallace Stevens fans, have come together to purchase the poet’s former Hartford, Connecticut home with the hopes of [...] by

Your Chance to Own Wallace Stevens’s Home Is at Hand June 25, 2014: Indeed, the Hartford, Connecticut house Wallace Stevens lived in while working as an insurance agent and writing his cherished verses is now on sale. If you have a spare $489,900 laying around, it [...] by

‘This is Gene Derwood speaking’ April 16, 2014: It’s still going at a reduced scale down on 24th Street at Folsom, but Adobe Books used to be a barn of a store on 16th Street in the Mission District of San Francisco, and to my mind the epicenter [...] by

Is It Work? April 15, 2014: A neighbor famously called Robert Frost the laziest man in the world, not just because he sat on the porch all day staring at nature like it was television, but also because he was constantly falling [...] by

Quasi-unintelligibility (Coda) May 3, 2013: “I have the greatest dislike for explanations,” an emphatic Stevens once wrote to Ronald Lane Latimer, the pseudonymous editor of Alcestis Press, a small and short-lived leftist publishing outfit [...] by

Quasi-unintelligibility (Part 5) April 30, 2013: To repeat: Stevens’s “Man Carrying Thing” kicks off with a clear-cut statement about what a poem “must” do, i.e., “resist the intelligence / Almost successfully.” But the statement [...] by