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Score-Based Work Is Given Presence in Present Tense Pamphlets

Score-Based Work Is Given Presence in Present Tense Pamphlets

Yesterday, Mashinka Firunts and Danny Snelson announced the launch of Present Tense Pamphlets, their co-edited “hybrid digital and print publishing platform for score-based work,” [...]

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Andrew Schelling Reviews <em>Crowded by Beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen</em>

Poetry News

Today, you’ll want to wander over to Tricycle to read Andrew Schelling’s illuminating review of Crowded by Beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen by David Schneider, published [...]
<em>Paris Review</em> Tunes in to Kanye West’s Poetry

Poetry News

From Paris Review’s “Department of Tomfoolery,” Dan Piepenbring reports on Kanye West’s latest contribution to the poetry world, a poem about McDonald’s in Frank [...]
Jacqueline Woodson Talks Bushwick at PBS NewsHour

Poetry News

The author of National Book Award-winning poetry collection Brown Girl Dreaming, and our own Young People’s Poet Laureate, Jacqueline Woodson is at work on her second novel, Another Brooklyn. [...]
John Yau Reviews John Koethe’s <em>The Swimmer</em>

Poetry News

At Hyperallergic, John Yau covers John Koethe’s tenth book of poetry, The Swimmer. It is apparent, Yau writes, that Koethe’s study of philosophy has made him into a “philosopher [...]
An Interview Series With Information as Material

Poetry News

The Conversant’s Sofi Thanhauser leads off the first of three interviews with the editorial collective information as material (Nick Thurston, Craig Dworkin, and Simon Morris). “The [...]
CNN Money Reports on the Looming Sale of Langston Hughes’s Harlem Home

Poetry News

Langston Hughes’s typewriter still sits on the shelf inside of his Harlem home that real estate agents speculate is worth as much as $3 million. CNN Money meets with Renee Watson, the Hughes [...]
‘Do not blame us if you go crazy’: Spanish Publisher to Unleash the Voynich Manuscript

Poetry News

Hold your hats! Washington Post writes that Spanish publisher, Siloe, has obtained the rights to clone the Voynich Manuscript–a legendary 16th century book written in a language that no scholar [...]
Kanye West Poem About McDonald’s Included in Sold-Out Frank Ocean Zine, <em>Boys Don’t Cry</em>

Poetry News

As you’ve undoubtedly heard by now, Frank Ocean’s new album, Blonde, has a three-cover publication-accompaniment called Boys Don’t Cry that was sold at various pop-ups in Los Angeles, [...]
Barbara Berman Reviews Millay <em>Selected</em> at the <em>Rumpus</em>

Poetry News

At the Rumpus, Barbara Berman finds much to admire in the new Selected Poems of Edna St Vincent Millay, edited by Timothy F. Jackson, and with an introduction by Holly Peppe. Regarding the process of [...]
Sarah Hampson Reads and Ponders Emily Dickinson at the <em>Globe and Mail</em>

Poetry News

Asked if there’s a book that “would make life on a desert island bearable,” Sarah Hampson remarks that reading Emily Dickinson’s poetry “provokes fresh thoughts about [...]
Bob Kaufman & the Legendary Co-Existence Bagel Shop

Poetry News

Food and culture site Extra Crispy looks at the “beatnik bagel shop” that “never sold a bagel in its history,” but instead became a home for the Beat movement, hosting spontaneous [...]
<em>Christian Century</em> Considers Adrienne Rich’s <em>Collected Works</em>

Poetry News

At the Christian Century, Stephanie Paulsell recommends Adrienne Rich’s recently published Collected Poems: 1950–2012, with an introduction by Claudia Rankine, as the antidote to a [...]
James Galvin’s Return: <em>Lacunae</em> & More at <em>Washington Post</em>

Poetry News

At Washington Post, Elizabeth Lund spotlights several new collections of writing to appear on bookstore shelves this summer, including James Galvin’s Everything We Always Knew Was True, which [...]
David Orr Suggests Another Reading for ‘The Road Not Taken’

Poetry News

David Orr writes for Lit Hub about Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” Have we been reading it wrong? Probably, says Orr. More: According to Lawrance Thompson, Frost had been [...]
Robert Fitterman’s <em>Nevermind</em>: Offensive? Magic?

Poetry News

More Nevermind! Robert Fitterman’s epic re-fitting (sorry) of the classic Nirvana album is reviewed by Laura Theobald at Fanzine. “[I]t seems we haven’t had our fill of [...]
The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World Speak at <em>Poets & Writers</em>

Poetry News

Who should advise the next POTUS? Poets, of course! They are after all the unacknowledged legislators of the world. Poets & Writers has taken the first step by bringing together a host of [...]
<em>WSJ</em> Considers Seamus Heaney’s Relationship to Book VI of the ‘Aeneid’

Poetry News

According to WSJ’s Christopher Carroll, Seamus Heaney’s connection to Book VI of the “Aeneid” deepened as he searched for solace after his father’s death and the deaths [...]
A Beautiful Portrait of the Visionary Madeline Gins

Poetry News

At the Awl, journalist Amelia Schonbek devotes tremendous energy to a portrait of the astounding architect, writer, poet, and visionary Madeline Gins (1941–2014), who co-founded (with Shusaku [...]