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NYT’s Tejal Rao Visits CT Restaurant With Feminist Roots March 16, 2017: It was a favorite of feminist authors Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This year, Connecticut vegetarian restaurant Bloodroot celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the special occasion, co-owners [...] by

‘Beautiful and Devastating’: Dwight Garner Reviews Molly McCully Brown’s Poetry Debut March 15, 2017: Molly McCully Brown’s debut collection of poetry, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, invites readers into the alarming history of an actual place, a state-funded [...] by

Elementary School Student Interviews Lawrence Ferlinghetti March 15, 2017: We don’t want to miss this one–Lawrence Ferlinghetti was interviewed by an elementary school student late last month–so here you go. Originally published by The New Yick Times, the [...] by

Most Influential Culture-Makers in Brooklyn Include Gregory Pardlo, Nicole Sealey, & More March 15, 2017: While we know Brooklyn is not the center of the universe, Brooklyn Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture” is always a fun time. The list for 2017 includes a [...] by

Rest in Power, Mari Evans (1919–2017) March 14, 2017: IndyStar reports that Indianapolis poet Mari Evans has died at the age of 93. Evans was an influential figure throughout the state of Indiana, ever since the Black Arts Movement of the 60s and 70s. [...] by

Emily Yoon Awarded UChicago Offen Poetry Prize March 14, 2017: Word crept up from Hyde Park to 61 West Superior Street today that Emily Yoon was selected by Roger Reeves as the recipient of the 2017 Offen Poetry Prize, which is award by University of [...] by

TC Tolbert Named Tucson Poet Laureate March 14, 2017: At a ceremony on Friday, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild of Tucson named TC Tolbert the city’s newest poet laureate. The announcement dovetailed with the Tucson Festival of Books, which took place on [...] by

Lambda Literary Award Finalists Announced March 14, 2017: The Lammy finalists are in! And this year Lambda Literary features an impressive list of books in the Lesbian Poetry, Gay Poetry, and Transgender Poetry categories. A little about the organization, [...] by

Boris Groys Considers the Democratic Art of Performer, Poet, Artist Dmitri Prigov March 14, 2017: Boris Groys writes for the March issue of e-flux journal about the “self-sculpturization” of Russian artist and Conceptualist poet Dmitri Prigov (1940–2007): “If Prigov’s [...] by

New Spuyten Duyvil Anthology to Benefit Planned Parenthood March 13, 2017: Bustle heralds the arrival of a new anthology that emphasizes poetry’s vital role in contemporary protest and resistance movements. The anthology, Resist Much Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to [...] by