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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 try Google Glass, Heffernan wrote a proposal to Google explaining that she would explore the poetry and grief of the technorati's newest accessory. [...] by

Michael Robbins’s Freedom of Speech Smackdown on LARB May 28, 2013: Michael Robbins describes his experience writing an alternative inaugural poem for Yahoo! News on the eve of Barack Obama's second term in this piece published on the Los Angeles Review of Books site. When Robbins sent his inaugural poem to Yahoo! News, editorial's responses said more about the state of politics in the United States than a [...] by

Yahoo! Commissions Alternative Inaugural Poems January 21, 2013: If you haven't been able to get enough of all the inaugural poem hoopla (we certainly haven't had our fill yet!) then surf over to Yahoo! News for five other inaugural poems by the likes of James Tate, Paul Muldoon, Brenda Shaughnessy, Kevin Young, and James Franco. What's it all about? This: Surveying the short history of presidential [...] by