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A New Selected Outlines Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Importance for Contemporary Readers June 21, 2017: She was one of the first literary examples of “the new woman” and now a new Selected with works by the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay sheds light on important details about the life [...] by

How Poetry & Music Brought One Family Together June 21, 2017: At the Guardian, Cyrus Shahrad shares the story of how a creative collaboration with his Iranian father, Bahram, brought them closer together. Cyrus, a musician, invited his father to read Persian [...] by

‘balls have zero to me to me…’: AI’s Non-Human Language June 21, 2017: Last week we reported on a Facebook AI experiment, wherein bots who were programmed to engage in negotiations began to develop their own language. Yesterday at the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance follows [...] by

Dorothy Parker Lives On June 20, 2017: The witty poetry, prose, and fiction writer Dorothy Parker died 50 years ago this month, the Guardian’s John Dugdale explains. In a recent article, Dugdale outlines Parker’s importance [...] by

Divedapper Interviews Nick Flynn June 20, 2017: Kaveh Akbar is at it again! This time he hosts poet and prose writer Nick Flynn at his popular web journal, Divedapper. Flynn and Akbar share a struggle in common: both grappled with addiction and [...] by

You’ve Got It All Wrong: Matthew Zapruder on Teaching Poetry June 20, 2017: At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock reveals to readers an important detail about Matthew Zapruder, a little-known secret which he divulges to the readers of his new book, Why Poetry. Zapruder, the [...] by

Vertical Reality: Wawa Interviewed at Apogee June 20, 2017: Muriel Leung talks to Wawa (aka Lo Mei Wa) about her poem “維多利亞港天台建國/Rooftop Nation of Victoria Harbour,” which was published in Apogee Issue 09. The conversation begins by [...] by

Star Tribune Greets First Mall of America Writer in Residence June 19, 2017: Minnesota’s Star Tribune visited the “studio” of poet Brian Sonia-Wallace, the Mall of America’s first Writer in Residence. Sonia-Wallace, who served his first term for a few [...] by

Bob Dylan Faces Plagiarism Accusations…Again June 19, 2017: Uh oh… Ben Sisario of the New York Times is following up on Slate’s Tuesday claim that Bob Dylan plagiarized sections of his Nobel lecture. To be honest, as Sisario notes, this [...] by

At The Guardian, Hollie McNish Refuses to Be Cornered June 19, 2017: The Guardian’s Alice O’Keeffe profiles Ted Hughes Prize recipient Hollie McNish, who, despite her critical acclaim, is still skeptical of the judging process. In conversation with [...] by