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Zombified WCW at the Rumpus October 31, 2013: If you haven’t found your way to the Rumpus this Halloween afternoon, you should make your way over now! David Hernandez has turned the good doctor (Bill Williams) into a member of the walking [...] by

William Carlos Williams Turns the Big 1-3-0 Today! September 17, 2013: The good doctor William Carlos Williams would have been 130 years old today. To celebrate, we’re turning to the Woodberry Poetry Room for a virtual poetry reading. From the stacks: September 17 [...] by

In Which We Learn That Some Critics Call Any Literary Artifacts Poems May 20, 2013: Neat-o, huh? According to this recent Inside Higher Ed article by Scott McLemee, in which he reviews Mathew L. Jockers’s new book, Macroanalysis: Digital Methods & Literary History [...] by

Useless Wooden Toys April 30, 2013: I always dug that title from the New Deal video, aptly taken from Jeff Grosso’s part in Speed Freaks where, laying on a sofa after shaving his eyebrows off says, “…the life of a professional [...] by

Code Unknown: 23 Things About W. H. Auden April 25, 2013: One day, while he and Stephen Spender were students at Oxford, Spender told him that he was thinking of stopping writing poetry. Auden stopped in his tracks, took firm hold of Spender’s arm and [...] by

Labyrinth April 22, 2013: The shut bud is blackish, dense, thumb-sized, upwards-thrusting all elegant on tall hollow stem from a low radiant whorl of narrow leaves. It smells like nothing at all. It’s only after my walk, [...] by

Successful Poets Who Kept Their ‘Other’ Jobs August 14, 2012: While many of us dream of becoming full-time writers, the fact is, several of the most successful poets in recent history have remained at their day jobs. Here are some examples from [...] by

Exciting and Simple: Lew Welch, William Carlos Williams, and Gertrude Stein August 6, 2012: City Lights Books has just reissued Lew Welch’s Collected Poems, Ring of Bone, with a cover photo of Lew taken in 1965 by his old friend the photographer “Steamboat” Jim Hatch. City [...] by

Can you say “The Red Wheelbarrow” four times fast? May 2, 2012: Al Filreis can and does over at Jacket 2. Check out the good doctor reading “The Red Wheelbarrow” in different ways and at four different readings. by

A Little Love for WCW March 5, 2012: William Carlos died on March 4, 1963. Here’s a few of the many tributes floating around this weekend: A mega-gathering from Roger Ebert. Here’s audio of WCW reading at the 92nd Street Y [...] by