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The New York Times Reviews Dead Poets Society, Starring Jason Sudeikis November 21, 2016: While we were blowing our nose, Dead Poets Society previews started at Classic Stage Company. The play stars Jason Sudeikis! The New York Times got Ben Brantley a ticket, and he has this to say about [...] by

2016’s Best Poetry: A Washington Post Round-Up November 18, 2016: Elizabeth Lund’s list of the year’s best poetry includes many authors familiar to readers of these pages, including Solmaz Sharif and C.D. Wright. She begins the list with Monica [...] by

Blaine Greteman on ‘Poetry in the Age of Trump’ November 18, 2016: Just two months until Trump’s presidency is a reality and already it’s shaping conversation in courses about poetry, which—as Blaine Greteman writes, quoting W.H. Auden—”makes [...] by

Adam Robinson on All Things Publishing November 18, 2016: The genius publisher behind Publishing Genius, Adam Robinson, talks to Kayla Tanenbaum at Columbia Journal. Tanenbaum opens the interview with an anecdote that illustrates Robinson’s knack at [...] by

The Guardian Anticipates The Dreamed Ones November 18, 2016: The Guardian’s Philip Oltermann looks at Ruth Beckermann’s The Dreamed Ones, a film that (as we mentioned in March, when we first learned of it) takes the “meeting of minds between [...] by

Michael O’Brien (1939–2016) November 18, 2016: Poet Michael O’Brien passed away last week, on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in New York. Peter O’Leary, a decade-long friend, remembers him at Flood Editions, the home for [...] by

McClure, Major Reviewed at SF Gate November 17, 2016: Jonah Raskin reviews two new books of poetry by Michael McClure and devorah major over at SF Gate. Raskin begins by resisting the urge to compare the two volumes, finding such literary comparisons to [...] by

Jenny Zhang’s ‘Against Extinction’ in New Inquiry November 17, 2016: In her fantastic New Inquiry article “Against Extinction,” Jenny Zhang draws on the dark history of China’s Cultural Revolution, Grace Lee Boggs, and #Occupy to illustrate the [...] by

Borzutzky, Cave Canem Take Home National Book Awards November 17, 2016: Breaking news! The 2016 National Book Award in Poetry has gone to Daniel Borzutzky for The Performance of Becoming Human (Brooklyn Arts Press), while the Literarian Award, for “outstanding service [...] by

Claudia Rankine Receives 2016 United States Artists Fellowship November 17, 2016: Coming in over the transom yesterday: ARTnews reports that United States Artists, a non-profit founded by the Ford, Rockefeller, Rasmuson, and Prudential Foundations in 2006, that “awards [...] by