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The Making of William Blake November 18, 2015: Ever wonder how an unknown, unread, eccentric engraver and visionary (rumored to have been insane) became the great William Blake? Over at The New York Review of Books, Richard Holmes is on the case, [...] by

Success: The Blake Society Saves William Blake’s Cottage for Posterity September 23, 2015: The Blake Society has good news, announcing today that “the sale of Blake’s Cottage was completed by the lawyers and the building is now held in trust for the nation in perpetuity.” [...] by

What’s Killing the Creative Class: Scott Timberg Explains January 26, 2015: Scott Timberg, the author of Culture Clash, explains what’s killing the creative class in his new book and at Jacket Copy. Reviewing the book, Andrew Keen writes that Timberg’s argument [...] by

Get Your Blake On December 11, 2014: According to Hyperallergic, 21 engravings from a series by William Blake about the Biblical figure of Job are now on view at the Museum of Biblical Art in Manhattan. Here’s a glance: One of the [...] by

On Erasure at Jacket2 October 3, 2014: At Jacket 2, Mary Hickman takes on the politics and poetics of defacing and also, perhaps, “refacing” books with works by Jen Bervin and Mary Ruefle as two examples. At the 2013 [...] by

Help William Blake Save His Cottage September 12, 2014: The cottage William Blake lived in while writing two of his most beloved works, “Milton” and “Jerusalem,” is currently on the market and the Blake Society has been offered a [...] by

Seeing from Between: Toward a Poetics of Interloping April 29, 2014: Happenstance (part one of many parts), 1982-83 from Gary Hill on Vimeo. All men are sisters. Madeline Gins Poetry is translation. It takes one kind of experienced or thought reality and turns it into [...] by

Singular Voices April 22, 2014: art is (Speaking Portraits), Vol. II When for art is/poetry is/music is I first began asking poets, artists and musicians to say on camera what it— poetry, et al.—is, some people said, “How [...] by

Blake, Contemporaneously April 17, 2014: For the eye altering alters all William Blake, “The Mental Traveler” Who reads Blake? The easy answer is almost everyone who reads poetry—that is, has read some Blake—and can quote something. [...] by

Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying around the hardback Collected Poems [...] by