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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

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