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Editors of Anthology Call for Revolution in Poetry February 17, 2017: Charles Bernstein and Tracie Morris excerpt their introduction to Best American Experimental Poetry 2016 (Wesleyan) at Literary Hub. An excerpt in the form of a renovation, a [...] by

Nikki Giovanni Visits UW-Madison February 17, 2017: Lucky students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison spoke with poet and educator Nikki Giovanni as part of the campus Multicultural Center’s Black History Month festivities. Giovanni, an [...] by

From the Archives: The New York Times Sheds Light on a Rather Poetic 1859 ‘Diamond Wedding’ February 17, 2017: Your attention, please. The New York Times’s Wedding section is pulling from the archives to tell the stories of fabulously decadent and horrifically ill-fated romantic partnerships of the past [...] by

Canadian Professor Discovers Footage of Marcel Proust! February 17, 2017: Did you hear that Marcel Proust exists in video now? At The Guardian, Kim Willshire tells us of Canadian professor Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan, whose believes a film he discovered at Centre National du [...] by

Promotion for Audre Lorde’s 1971 Reading Series Touches on Necessity of the NEA February 17, 2017: Back in 1970, Audre Lorde spoke on the importance of NEA funding. After the Academy of American Poets received a grant from the foundation, Executive Director Elizabeth Kray asked the poet to host a [...] by

Thomas Lux Praises Bill Knott’s Crazy-Beautiful Heart February 16, 2017: Thomas Lux, the editor of Bill Knott’s latest selected poems, I Am Flying Into Myself, passed away early this year, while Knott died in 2014. To mark the publication of I Am Flying, Paris [...] by

Reading ‘the Gamine of Greenwich Village’ in the Bronx February 16, 2017: At Literary Hub, novelist and Emmy-nominated television writer and producer April Smith revisits “shocking” poet Edna St. Vincent Millay’s influence on her formative, adolescent [...] by

Reading Report From the Occult Poetics Symposium: Ariana Reines, CAConrad, & Jessica Bebenek in Montreal February 16, 2017: Montreal’s Librarie Drawn & Quarterly Bookstore was host to a reading as part of last weekend’s Occult Poetics Symposium, presented by Concordia’s Centre for Expanded Poetics. [...] by

Morgan Parker Interviewed at Nylon Magazine February 16, 2017: Poet Morgan Parker talks to Nylon about her new book, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House, 2017), and its exploration of black womanhood. “What made you decide on that [...] by

Christopher Strachey’s Love-Letter-Writing Machine February 15, 2017: Nephew of one of the Bloomsbury group’s founders, Lytton Strachey, Christopher Strachey was a programmer in the University of Manchester computer lab when, in August of 1953, he wrote a program [...] by