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This Lonely Century: Barrett White Interviews SOd Press at Fanzine June 23, 2017: At Fanzine, poet Barrett White contributes the transcript from his recent discussion with Australian publishing influencers SOd Press (a.k.a. aj carruthers and Amelia Dale). “I was immediately [...] by

Charles Halton Introduces Enheduanna, ‘World’s First Poet’ June 23, 2017: Haven’t heard of the woman believed to be the first poet? You’re not the only one, writes Charles Halton. She isn’t discussed in MFA workshops, nor is she a steadfast member of the [...] by

At Chicago Review: Kristin Dykstra on Juan Carlos Flores (1962-2016) June 23, 2017: Kristin Dykstra remembers Cuban poet Juan Carlos Flores (1962-2016) for Chicago Review. “After death the poems hold their ground in an aesthetic awareness of home, one marked with specifics of [...] by

NEA Announces Additional 2017 Grants to Benefit U.S. Arts Organizations June 23, 2017: Although the revered national organization has been under threat of extinction since the dawn of Trump’s presidency, the NEA announced a second round of 1,195 awards, totaling $84.06 million, [...] by

Terrance Hayes Named New Poetry Editor of The New York Times June 22, 2017: Terrance Hayes has been named the new poetry editor of the New York Times. Hayes will be stepping into the role after Matthew Zapruder’s tenure as Times editor is officially over this month. [...] by

Philip Guston, Painter Among Poets June 22, 2017: Hyperallergic’s Cara Ober visits the latest Philip Guston exhibition, at the Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice, which positions the great painter alongside poets who inspired his work. Ober [...] by

Sherman Alexie Discusses His New Memoir on Fresh Air June 22, 2017: Sherman Alexie was on NPR’s Fresh Air this week talking about his new memoir, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me. Alexie told Terri Gross that “there was more going on in Native [...] by

Harmony Holiday Releases Gospel Mix for Hollywood Forever June 22, 2017: Harmony Holiday’s new book, Hollywood Forever (Fence, 2017), is more than a print object. Case in point: her new read-along mix, The Gospel According to Citizens of a Strange Land. [...] by

Paul Zukofsky, Louis Zukofsky’s Literary Executor, Has Died June 21, 2017: In other modernism-related news, we’re saddened to learn that Paul Zukofsky, the son of poet Louis Zukofsky and his literary executor, has died at the age of 73. In addition to his involvement [...] by

Philadelphia: American Modernism’s Center? June 21, 2017: A conference at the University of Pennsylvania this week says “yes.” According to the 27th Ezra Pound International Conference, which takes place at the university and is entitled, [...] by