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Cake Somebody Momma Made & She Put Her Foot in It

Cake Somebody Momma Made & She Put Her Foot in It

I. From “Blood Labyrinth” I split and split again and wade in pools of skin to gather into folds. There is a rhythm to it and a rhyme and a burgeoning desire.      Part [...]

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Aaron Winslow & Shiv Kotecha Talk Poetically, Pornographically . . .

Poetry News

Our general malaise/weekly pang has been vanquished/moisturized thanks to this conversation at Full Stop with the author of Jobs of the Great Misery, Aaron Winslow, and the very special Shiv Kotecha [...]
<em>Ploughshares</em> Mulls: Who Would Write the Inaugural Poem for Donald Trump?

Poetry News

‘Tis the season! Dean Rader considers the possibilities of a Trump inauguration and surveys a group of poets to ask how they would respond in the event that they were tapped to write an [...]
On Frank Ocean’s Killer Verse

Poetry News

At Fader, Morgan Parker, Danez Smith, Brit Bennett, and Darnell Moore discuss Frank Ocean’s writerly merit. “Frank Ocean the artist is in the footsteps of Glenn Ligon, Lorna Simpson, and [...]
NEA Announces 2017 Literary Translation Fellowships

Poetry News

“The National Endowment for the Arts is recommending $325,000 in grants to 23 translators to support the new translation of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from 13 different languages [...]
Rest in Peace, Max Joseph Ritvo (1990–2016)

Poetry News

The generous, loving, funny, thoughtful, brilliant poet and person Max Joseph Ritvo died on August 23, 2016, after a long battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. We here at [...]
It’s for You: Paul Holdengraber’s Phone Call With Tracy K. Smith at <em>Literary Hub</em>

Poetry News

Join Paul Holdengraber and Tracy K. Smith on an intimate phone call hosted by Literary Hub where the two share their thoughts about parenting, the literary life, and more. In part one of their [...]
Breaking News: Trump Leads Clinton in Poetry

Poetry News

Yeah, yeah, our headline is a cheap tactic to get a few clicks. But it’s all in support of a good story, and the headline is true, according to the New Yorker’s Charles Bethea, who writes [...]
Paris Is the Place: An Exhibit of Artifacts Celebrates Oscar Wilde’s Life & Work

Poetry News

Co-curated by Oscar Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland, this new exhibition at Paris’s Petit Palais opens on September 28. Via the Guardian: Paris will hold its first major exhibition on [...]
Rosebud Ben-Oni Looks at the Work of Kaveh Akbar in Two-Part Series

Poetry News

Rosebud Ben-Oni writes about Kaveh Akbar for the Kenyon Review, considering happiness and survival: “Is to understand yourself survival and to understand another happiness? Does understanding [...]
Score-Based Work Is Given Presence in Present Tense Pamphlets

Poetry News

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,” [...]
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, [...]