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Sibling Rivalry Press Announces Undocupoets Fellowship October 25, 2016: In 2015, Undocupoets co-organizers Javier Zamora, Christopher Soto, and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo started a petition with Apogee Journal to end citizen-based discrimination in poetry contests and [...] by

Nobel Academy Member Calls Dylan’s Silence ‘Impolite and Arrogant’ October 24, 2016: Bob Dylan has not yet responded or reached out to the Swedish Academy regarding his Nobel Prize win. The New York Times reports that “[o]n Saturday, an academy member called Mr. Dylan [...] by

A Dissection of Cocteau & Proust’s Friendship’s Unraveling at Literary Hub October 24, 2016: Claude Arnaud illuminates Jean Cocteau and Marcel Proust’s friendship’s slow fade in the latest edition of Literary Hub AND in his new book Jean Cocteau: A Life, recently published in [...] by

Tender Buttons Makes Bernadette Mayer’s Utopia Available for Download October 24, 2016: Tender Buttons has done all the non-collectors among us a favor, making Bernadette Mayer’s Utopia (United Artists, 1984, OOP) available for PDF download. As Freud said of this work, “I wish I [...] by

Poetry That Asks ‘Why?’ October 24, 2016: At the Boston Globe, Kate Tuttle profiles Harvard Graduate School of Education doctoral student and National Poetry Slam champion Clint Smith. Smith, who read from his new book last week at Harvard [...] by

The Guardian Features UDP Anthology of Poetry in the Siege of Leningrad October 21, 2016: As part of the Guardian’s Translation Tuesdays by Asymptote, “Poems written during the Siege of Leningrad” excerpts from a “groundbreaking” anthology of Leningrad Siege [...] by

New Law May Clear Oscar Wilde’s Criminal Record October 21, 2016: Britain’s Ministry of Justice is considering a new law that would clear the records of deceased gay and bisexual men convicted of criminal offenses that are no longer illegal. While none of [...] by

Jeramy Dodds Discovers & Re-Creates Ancient ‘Font Therapy’ From Northern Finland October 21, 2016: Wow: At the Puritan’s Town Crier blog, Montreal-based poet and translator Jeramy Dodds exhibits his re-creation of an ancient Finnish font, a discovery that Dodds calls “font [...] by

Real American Places: Edward Weston Collaborates With Leaves of Grass October 21, 2016: Hyperallergic’s Allison Meier previews the Huntington’s exhibition Real American Places: Edward Weston & Leaves of Grass, which opens this Saturday in San Marino, California. [...] by

Exciting Changes Afoot for Spork Press October 20, 2016: Spork Press, a Tucson-based publisher (which started as a magazine) known for its unique bookbinding and focus on experimental poetry and prose, is undergoing a transformation. “As the [...] by