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NBC News Celebrates Craig Santos Perez’s Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship Win February 22, 2017: Craig Santos Perez has become the first native Pacific Islander to win the Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship for Poetry, reports none other than NBC News. He joins, notably, fellow awardees Don [...] by

Robert Yerachmiel Snyderman Looks at Besmilr Brigham’s Fermenting Lyric February 22, 2017: At Jacket2, Jerome Rothenberg has posted a piece by Tucson-based Robert Yerachmiel Snyderman that moves through a “politics of fermentation” and a consideration of the lyric subject and [...] by

Poetry Suits the Unconscious, Says Frontiers February 22, 2017: In a recent article, published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Psychology, Professor Guillaume Thierry and his colleagues at Bangor University articulate the fascinating relationship between [...] by

Memory as a Form of Diving: Claire Donato on Joanna Newsom February 21, 2017: Poet Claire Donato takes to music criticism swimmingly, writing at The Fanzine about Joanne Newsom’s fourth album, Divers (Drag City, 2015), which “crystallizes toward the end of her [...] by

Lending a Helping Hand: The New Yorker Looks at Shakespeare’s Collaborations February 21, 2017: Fumbling through the interwebs this morning, we stumbled upon Daniel Pollack-Pelzner’s recent article in The New Yorker, a review of The New Oxford Shakespeare, with a focus on the radical [...] by

‘Nothing Is Ever Really Lost’: A Walt Whitman Novel Discovered February 21, 2017: The New York Times heralds University of Houston graduate student Zachary Turpin’s latest discovery, found deep within Walt Whitman’s archives. Remarkably, this is the second time that [...] by

On Nicole Brossard at many gendered mothers February 21, 2017: If you haven’t been keeping up with Canada’s many gendered mothers, a project about literary influence directly inspired by the U.S. website Literary Mothers, now’s the [...] by

Ezra Pound & The Bughouse February 20, 2017: The Guardian takes a look at Daniel Swift’s new book about Ezra Pound and his years spent unraveling during and after the Second World War. In The Bughouse, Swift examines the United [...] by

Fatimah Asghar’s Brown Girls February 20, 2017: Time profiles Fatimah Asghar, the co-creator (with Sam Bailey) of Brown Girls, a webseries based on the real-life friendship of Asghar and the series’s music consultant, which “explores [...] by

Verónica Reyes in Conversation at Letras Latinas February 20, 2017: On Friday of last week, Letras Latinas published the latest, and we’re told (sadly) final, installment of the interview series conducted by Notre Dame MFA candidate Luis López-Maldonado. [...] by