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Sounds Her Depths: Reviewing Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 October 18, 2016: Jon Curley reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 (New Directions, 2016) by Alejandra Pizarnik, translated by Yvette Siegert, for Hyperallergic. About her, he writes: A translator [...] by

Eileen Myles on Trump: ‘Locker Room Banter’ Is Another Name for Patriarchy October 17, 2016: Eileen Myles weighs in on the 2016 campaign: “No surprise, she had the most interesting take we’ve heard since this fiasco exploded,” writes Frank Horton for Literary Hub, who asked the [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy Introduces The Map and the Clock October 17, 2016: With Welsh poet Gillian Clarke, the United Kingdom’s poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has been busily compiling a new British and Irish poetry anthology called The Map and the Clock: A [...] by

Specters of Reason in Etel Adnan’s Night October 17, 2016: At Hyperallergic, Matt Turner sheds some light on Etel Adnan’s latest collection of poetry, Night (Nightboat Books 2016). Turner finds Night to be “in equal measure a series of [...] by

Brigid McLeer’s The Triumph of Crowds Wins 2016 Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights October 17, 2016: This just in: Brigid McLeer is the recipient of the third annual Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights. In memory of Leslie Scalapino and her “commitment to the community of [...] by

W. B. Yeats’s Noh-Inspired At the Hawk’s Well Reimagined at Japan Society October 17, 2016: Bet you didn’t know that W. B. Yeats is currently serving as “anchor” for a project at New York’s Japan Society. Yeats’s Noh-inspired dance play At the Hawk’s Well [...] by

Dennis Cooper Spotlights Hervé Guibert’s To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life October 14, 2016: Today at Dennis Cooper’s Blog (long live Dennis Cooper’s Blog), a spotlight on photographer and writer Hervé Guibert’s To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life (A l’ami qui ne [...] by

Congratulations to the Poetry Project’s New Emerge-Surface-Be Fellows! October 14, 2016: The Poetry Project’s Emerge-Surface-Be program, now in its fourth year, provides up-and-coming poets with all levels of support in order to keep producing excellent poetry: “In addition [...] by

Poets House to Host Exhibition by Rachel Eliza Griffiths October 14, 2016: American Stanzas: 2006–2016, Rachel Eliza Griffiths’s new exhibition at Poets House, is a collection of photographs featuring portraits of many Cave Canem fellows, addressing the [...] by

Announcing the Inaugural Winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize October 14, 2016: And in news from the University of Arkansas, the winner of the inaugural Etel Adnan Poetry Prize is Lebanese-American writer and illustrator Jess Rizkallah. Her poetry collection, the magic my body [...] by