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At BOMB, Gillie Collins Reviews Layli Long Soldier’s Whereas March 22, 2017: In her recent BOMB review, Gillie Collins remarks on Layli Long Soldier’s use of wordplay to connote (and complicate) dissent. Long Soldier’s debut poetry collection, Whereas, responds to [...] by

Jeff Alessandrelli Makes Headlines in Omaha March 22, 2017: He’s relocated to Omaha, Nebraska but he’s still living the dream. Jeff Alessandrelli, the man behind Fonograf Editions is in the news again. This time, he’s the subject of a [...] by

Ian Dreiblatt Reviews Lewis Freedman’s Residual Synonyms for the Name of God March 22, 2017: Poet, critic, and translator Ian Dreiblatt reviews Lewis Freedman’s Residual Synonyms for the Name of God (Ugly Duckling, 2016) for Music & Literature. “Faced with the instability of [...] by

‘Yes We Scan’: Michael Geist Defends Concordia’s Poetry Scans March 22, 2017: In his article, “Yes We Scan: Why Concordia Should Not Shelve Its Book Scanner,” Michael Geist, an expert in technology law, argues that Concordia University’s poetry center should [...] by

Hyperallergic Encounters Adjua Greaves March 21, 2017: Adjua Greaves’s performative poetic practice is the subject of an article by Louis Bury at Hyperallergic. Greaves, “an information artist making relational work in New York City” [...] by

TIME Presents 30 Portraits of Poets for World Poetry Day March 21, 2017: To celebrate the UN-designated World Poetry Day, TIME Magazine presents 30 portraits of poets from the LIFE archives. “No matter what people may think about poetry as a concept, it’s hard [...] by

A Place of Sympathetic Imagination: Alan Felsenthal’s Lowly March 21, 2017: Alan Felsenthal’s debut poetry collection, Lowly (Ugly Duckling Presse), has received a thoughtful review from John Yau in Hyperallergic. Yau acknowledges Felsenthal’s largesse in the [...] by

On Morning Edition, Rachel Martin Interviews Kwame Alexander March 21, 2017: In his new children’s book, Out of Wonder, Kwame Alexander teams up with Chris Colderley, Marjory Wentworth, and Ekua Holmes to tell the stories of twenty compelling poets through mesmerizing [...] by

Hilton Als Remembers Derek Walcott March 20, 2017: Hilton Als reflected on the life of Derek Walcott over the weekend at The New Yorker. “I felt as though I had always known him—not known him, exactly, but seen him, been in his aura, his [...] by

Nick Laird Discusses Contemporary Poetry’s Possible Interventions at The Guardian March 20, 2017: A new anthology co-edited by Nick Laird and Don Paterson reinforces contemporary poetry’s ability to shut down demagoguery by embracing differences. While introducing Guardian readers to The [...] by