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Timothy Yu’s ‘Not Silent’ May 19, 2017: At Isthmus, Timothy Yu discusses the inspiration for his collection, 100 Chinese Silences, and why it’s important to address the current moment in poetry. Linda Falkenstein’s Isthmus [...] by

Minnesota Public Radio Spotlights Bao Phi May 19, 2017: At Minnesota Public Radio, listen to Marianne Combs’s interview with Minnesota writer and spoken word artist Bao Phi. Phi, whose family immigrated from Vietnam in the 1970s and settled in [...] by

On Pop Music: Daniel Johnson Interviews Michael Robbins May 18, 2017: There’s a fantastic interview with poet Michael Robbins at Paris Review. Published on the site just yesterday, Daniel Johnson asks Robbins about pop music, the recent stylistic shift in his [...] by

Dan Chiasson & Christopher Lydon Talk About Robert Lowell May 18, 2017: Literary Hub hosts a conversation between Chiasson and Lydon about Lowell, and in particular, about the range of emotion exhibited in his verse. Their conversation pivots off of a nod to Kay [...] by

Anthony Madrid’s Limericks Shine at Paris Review Daily May 18, 2017: Paris Review Daily Correspondent, Anthony Madrid contributes a few good limericks to the web publication this week. Madrid wrote more than 300 limericks in 2013 until he was “made to [...] by

Literary Hub Interviews Alan Felsenthal May 18, 2017: At Literary Hub, writer Thora Siemsen contributes a perceptive interview with poet and publisher Alan Felsenthal. With Ben Estes, Felsenthal runs The Song Cave, a literary publisher that also [...] by

Paris Review Profiles Fonograf Editions May 17, 2017: Jeff Alessandrelli launched Fonograf Editions in May 2016 with Eileen Myles’s Aloha/irish trees. The vinyl-only label has swept the poetry world by storm, and promises recordings by Harmony [...] by

‘to remember is to be a poet’: Creative Independent Interviews Ocean Vuong May 17, 2017: Creative Independent’s Amy Rose Spiegel speaks with Ocean Vuong about his writing practice. “Every time we remember, we create new neurons, which is why memory is so unreliable,” [...] by

Nicholas Lezard Reviews Silage by Bethany W. Pope May 17, 2017: In Silage, the new poetry collection by Bethany W. Pope, readers travel through the “antiseptic” halls of American orphanages and into the narrator’s dreams. Pope, who grew up in [...] by

A Previously Unpublished Jim Carroll Interview Surfaces May 17, 2017: At Please Kill Me, home of Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil’s latest projects, Margo Tiffen posts a previously unpublished 2001 interview with Jim Carroll, recorded at the Bendix Diner in [...] by