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Performing as an Altered State: Eileen Myles Interview at The Rumpus February 27, 2017: Zoe Tambling interviewed “poetry incarnate” Eileen Myles for The Rumpus, on the occasion of Myles’s poetry record, Aloha/irish trees, put out by Fonograf Editions last year (as [...] by

Love & Poetry: A Look at Michael Dransfield & Paula Keogh February 27, 2017: The Guardian delves into the love story between Paula Keogh and Australian poet Michael Dransfield after they met in a psychiatric hospital in the 1970s. Keogh was at work on a dissertation about [...] by

Kwame Alexander Returns to Poetry February 24, 2017: After taking a break from poetry, Kwame Alexander returns to our favorite literary genre’s throws with a new anthology called Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets, inspired by his, Chris [...] by

Claudia Rankine Talks Oscars, Trump, Whiteness, & More February 24, 2017: Posted yesterday at the Financial Times is a lunch convo with Claudia Rankine. Neil Munshi goes into detail about his exquisite conversation with Rankine over a delectable farm to table lunch at ABC [...] by

Poetry Workshops to Invigorate the Soul February 24, 2017: In a poetry workshop at the Culver City Senior Center, Janet Hoult is teaching resident writers about expression and compassion, by engaging her students with the writing process. Although [...] by

On Angel Island Detention Center’s Enduring Verse February 24, 2017: At The New Yorker, Beenish Ahmed meditates on two books, one academic and one in verse, to fathom the plight of Chinese immigrants upon entry to the United States in the late 19th century. On the [...] by

Ana Božičević’s The Joy of Missing Out at Lambda Literary February 23, 2017: There will be no joy in missing out on this one! Over at Lambda Literary, Michael Valinsky talks to Ana Božičević about her latest collection of verses, The Joy of Missing Out (Birds LLC). The [...] by

Writing Residencies to Knock Your Socks Off February 23, 2017: Literary Hub’s Emily Temple brings to readers’ attention a few highly unusual residencies that will catch even the most sophisticated residency-seeker off-guard. Of course, we all know [...] by

U.S. Poet Laureate Encourages Bilingualism, Translation, & Storytelling as We Face Deportation Fears February 23, 2017: U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera read poems at Emory’s Schwartz Center on February 19, and in speaking to the university’s Emory Wheel about the event, decried Trump’s wall [...] by

Alejandro Jodorowsky Accesses Poetic Youth February 23, 2017: Jackie Wang did us all a favor and posted part of the chapter “Poetic Act” from Alejandro Jodorowsky’s book Psychomagic. “Jodorowsky’s poetic youth is also the subject of his new [...] by