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At <em>Paris Review Daily,</em> Solmaz Sharif Discusses Gender in Relationship to Warfare, Much More

At Paris Review Daily, Solmaz Sharif Discusses Gender in Relationship to Warfare, Much More

More Solmaz Sharif, this time at Paris Review Daily, where she talks with Zinzi Clemmons about racism, the distinction between poetry and activism, gender and warfare, and her debut collection, Look, [...]

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<em>VIDA</em> Reads with Mary Jo Bang

Poetry News

Poet Mary Jo Bang shares her current reading list, the subject of her forthcoming poetry collection, and the new collections that she anticipates reading in the future: What are you reading on the [...]
Reading Anne Carson’s Reissued <em>Short Talks</em>

Poetry News

Iris Dunkle reviews the recently reissued Short Talks by Anne Carson, a “call back to the reader.” “The book is made up of a series of lyric prose poems written in a voice that is [...]
Sandra Cisneros’s ‘Notes of a Native Daughter’

Poetry News

Published this week at Chicago is a look into Sandra Cisneros’s early life in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood in the 1960s and 70s, along with the reasons why she left the city, a [...]
Tommy Pico Interviewed at <em>Literary Hub</em>

Poetry News

Tommy Pico might love raisins. No one can be sure. At Literary Hub, he talks about this confusion, and more, including his debut book of poems, IRL (never met an I RL… we didn’t like), [...]
At <em>Fanzine</em>: Allen Mozek Talks Olson, Dilettantism, Poetry as Seduction

Poetry News

For those of you who relish sound art (mm): At Fanzine, Garett Strickland talks to Allen Mozek, “who, in addition to recording in projects Good Area and No Intention, is also the [...]
<em>Boston Globe’s</em> Michael Brodeur ‘On Poetry’

Poetry News

If you’re wondering what to read seaside during these glorious weeks of summer, Boston Globe correspondent Michael Andor Brodeur recommends a few new collections to make trips to the beach that [...]
A Particular Frequency: Stevie Smith’s <em>All the Poems</em>

Poetry News

Cynthia Zarin pens “The Uneasy Verse of Stevie Smith” for the New Yorker’s Page-Turner this week. Zarin is reading All the Poems (New Directions), the updated edition of Stevie [...]
New to the Archive

Poetry News

Let’s get right to it: Outside it’s hot as hell Read some poems by Frederick Seidel In addition to the four poems linked above, we also added “February 30th,” which, [...]
The Later Poems of Larry Levis, Collected in <em>The Darkening Trapeze</em>

Poetry News

At LARB, Kathleen Graber looks at The Darkening Trapeze, a posthumous collection of Larry Levis’s later work, published by Graywolf this year. “By the time I first discovered Levis’s [...]
Nicholas Lezard Reviews Penguin Modern Poets No. 1

Poetry News

At the Guardian, Nicholas Lezard reviews iteration numero uno of the re-vamped Penguin Modern Poets Series: a collection featuring work by Anne Carson, Emily Berry, and Sophie Collins. Getting people [...]
A Playlist for <em>Poetry</em>’s July/August Issue

From Poetry Magazine

For our July/August 2016 playlist, we asked Meaghan Winston, the Poetry Foundation’s web analyst, to read through the issue and curate a selection of music for us. You can read about her approach [...]
<em>Huffington Post</em> Profiles Poetry Slam Group, Muslim Girls Making Change

Poetry News

The poetry slam quartet Muslim Girls Making Change has one mission: to address Islamophobia in the United States. The team, comprised of Kiran Waqar, Balkisa Abdikadir, Hawa Adam, and Lena Ginawi, [...]
Desire for Change in a World That Is Already Rapidly Changing: Stephen Collis’s <em>Once in Blockadia</em>

Poetry News

Stephen Collis writes for the Vancouver Observer about his experience trying to stop Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, hearing his poetry read in court as [...]
Alex Dueben in Conversation with Morgan Parker at <em>Paris Review</em>

Poetry News

Awesome poet, teacher, and activist (and former Harriet blogger) Morgan Parker is in the spotlight at Paris Review where Alex Dueben engages her in a conversation about the roles of Beyoncé, race, [...]
A Look at American Artist Lisa Yuskavage’s Library

Poetry News

For its column “My Bookshelf, Myself” New York Times asks painter Lisa Yuskavage about her ten favorite reads. Among her selections: Wallace Stevens’s The Palm at the End of the [...]
Row Beyond: On giovanni singleton

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One of the problems with writing about poems, and especially with writing about poems that are trying to reach something that isn’t articulable in language, is that it’s impossible. & [...]
<em>The New York Times</em> Reports on Israeli Defense Minister’s Comparing Mahmoud Darwish to Hitler

Poetry News

The New York Times’s James Glanz writes about the Israeli defense minister’s comparison of Palestine’s national poet, Mahmoud Darwish, to Adolf Hitler, after a program aired on [...]
NPR’s All Things Considered Looks at Three Books of Poetry That Mine Nonfiction

Poetry News

At NPR’s All Things Considered, Ari Shapiro talks with their poetry reviewer Tess Taylor about three new collections, Admit One (Pitt Poetry) by Martha Collins, Look (Graywolf) by Solmaz Sharif [...]