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The Winter of Our Disco Tent April 18, 2014: “…the terrible and noteworthy irony…”—H.H. Bancroft. New York City during the war years was, unless you were eating sushi with the Simics, a dark and horrible place. It was as if [...] by

Is Bob Dylan a Poet? December 18, 2013: … or is he a musician? Dana Stevens and Francine Prose weigh in, at New York Times’s “Bookends.” Each week in Bookends, two writers take on pressing and provocative questions [...] by

Northwestern Student Protests Whitman October 15, 2013: The Chicago Reader posted a piece about a Northwestern music student’s protest to performing a Walt Whitman poem: Last spring quarter, Northwestern University music student Timothy McNair, a [...] by

A Wilde and Whitman One Night Stand? September 18, 2013: The Toast recently posted an enthusiastic piece about the possibility of an Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman, er, close encounter: Because mine is an evil and a petty mind, suitable more to wallowing in [...] by

Google Glass and the John Ashbery Effect June 19, 2013: Thanks to the New York School Poets (blog) we found this article by Virginia Heffernan about trying Google Glass and the experience’s relationship to poetry. In order to be one of the first to [...] by

The Believer Reveals Something We Did Not Already Know About Ezra Pound And Walt Whitman May 17, 2013: -the story of Sadakichi Hartmann, a bohemian artist who befriended both Walt Whitman and Ezra Pound! Who the heck is Sadakichi Hartmann? Well friends, The Believer‘s Michelle Legro has done the [...] by

On Depression, Poets, & Candy April 10, 2013: In high school a friend of mine, who was suffering through the relentlessly miserable alienation of a suburban public education, was diagnosed with “Emotional Disorder.” Emotional Disorder! She [...] by

NYT Looks to Walt Whitman as U.S. Centers on Immigration Reform February 4, 2013: The New York Times’s City Room blog reflects on the words of Walt Whitman in its consideration of the immigration reform at hand: City Room was reminded that more than 100 years ago one of [...] 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

Walt Whitman Manuscript at NYPL: ‘Go, said his soul to a poet’ July 26, 2012: Ah wow: The New York Public Library just added a scan of a Walt Whitman manuscript to their Tumblr: “Go, said his soul to a poet.” From the Berg Collection. More info: The manuscript is [...] by