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Peter Gizzi Featured in This Week’s New Yorker October 19, 2016: The New Yorker gives Peter Gizzi some love, as Amanda Petrusich reckons with the poet’s newest collection, Archeophonics (Wesleyan), itself a reckoning with time. It’s perhaps [...] by

Dorianne Laux Praises Stephen Dunn’s ‘Audacious, Darkly Comic and Exquisitely Tender’ Poetry October 19, 2016: In advance of his Thursday evening poetry reading at NC State, Pultizer Prize–winning poet Stephen Dunn is featured in North Carolina State University’s Technician, along with a brief [...] by

Forbes Tests Poetry’s Limits With Emileigh Barnes October 18, 2016: The latest episode of Forbes podcast The Limit Does Not Exist features hosts Christina Wallace and Cate Scott Campbell in conversation with Emileigh Barnes, poet and content designer for “18F, [...] by

Links Hall & Sector 2337 Present Second Annual Festival of Poets Theater October 18, 2016: Chicago’s second annual Festival of Poets Theater, presented by Links Hall and Sector 2337, kicks off on December 7th and runs through December 10th. To whet your appetite, ye denizens of the [...] by

Four Exemplars of the Illustrated Book October 18, 2016: At Literary Hub, Buzz Poole looks at “four great examples of the genre” of the illustrated book! The piece highlights Rebecca Solnit’s Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas; [...] by

Simone Kearney Interviewed as Brooklyn Poets’ ‘Poet of the Week’ October 18, 2016: Brooklyn Poets’ “Poet of the Week” is Simone Kearney, which means we are lucky enough to get an interview with the poet and artist (and quilter)! Kearney is co-teaching a workshop [...] by

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