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From Whitman To Walmart June 8, 2015: for Timothy McNair and for The Mongrel Coalition Against Gringpo “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” –Audre Lorde [...] by

Whitman’s Lincoln May 5, 2015: Walt Whitman was at work on a sequence of poems about national identity when Lincoln’s body passed through Maryland and Indiana on its way to Springfield, Illinois. As Martin Griffin writes in [...] by

All Mod Cons – or a Reflective Analysis on Whitman and American Institutional Technophilia April 28, 2015: I’ve been too cruel to Walt Whitman’s works. Perhaps because I relate too much to the criticisms I have that it strikes fear in me. His work seems to uncover another honesty. The speaker appears [...] by

On Allyssa Wolf’s Vaudeville or My Altamont Blues, II April 27, 2015: the world to tempt the thief inside a glass ball. To tell the truth. (That Thanksgiving I made a soup from instant potatoes. I think I had. Instant heaven. Rooms grave and grainy. I tried hard. Not [...] by

Sound Is Bob Kaufman, Poet April 24, 2015: [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with James Allen Hall, Yona Harvey, and Richard Siken.] Every poet is an [...] by

Walt Whitman’s Specimen Days January 12, 2015: This week, Slate presents an excerpt from Leslie Jamison’s introduction to Walt Whitman’s Specimen Days and Collect, published by Melville House in November 2014. From Slate: What is [...] by

Walt Whitman & the Bohemia of Nineteenth-Century New York City November 17, 2014: At Vox, an interview with the author of Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians, Justin Martin. Writes Brandon Ambrosino: At 39, Whitman was unemployed, broke, and living with [...] by

Paris Review Presents: Election Day Reading and After November 5, 2014: Still getting all of those election day emotions off your chest? The Paris Review has got you in mind with its election day coverage and then some. Afterall, haven’t you ever wondered how [...] by

‘Magnetic Lines/of the Moment': Barry Schwabsky Introduces Arthur Sze August 6, 2014: Today, we recommend that you hit the slopes with a hop and a skip and head to Hyperallergic, where Barry Schwabsky introduces readers to the writing of Arthur Sze, one of his favorite poets. For [...] by

NewsHour Spends Time with Andrew Hoyem at Arion Press, with Robert Hass, and with Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass July 30, 2014: Walt Whitman‘s Leaves of Grass is one of the most significant books of American poetry.. ever. Ever read it? Well, whether you have or haven’t, this feature posted by PBS NewsHour [...] by