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Lisa Robertson’s Must-Inhale ‘Proverbs for a She-Dandy’ April 14, 2017: Lisa Robertson writes of the she-dandy caused by menopause–yeah, you heard that right–for Buenos Tiempos, Int. This is closely connected to Baudelaire: “…In Baudelaire the [...] by

Poetry Brings Solace to the Courtroom April 13, 2017: In his New York Review of Books article “Poetry in the Courtroom,” ACLU National Legal Director David Cole writes about Gavin Grimm’s brave confrontations with the justice system, [...] by

From the Scene of Wave Books in the Wake of a Pulitzer April 13, 2017: Brangien Davis writes for CrossCut about the tides turning Pulitzer for Wave Books this week, after Tyehimba Jess’s book Olio won the prestigious prize on Monday. “‘We saw it on [...] by

The Griffin Prize Shortlist Is Here April 12, 2017: The Griffin Trust For Excellence in Poetry, based in Canada, awards the Griffin Poetry Prize annually to both Canadian and international poets. Scott Griffin, the trust’s founder, announced the [...] by

Sylvia Plath Archive Comes to Light, Reveals Abusive Last Months With Ted Hughes April 11, 2017: In unsettling news, The Guardian’s Danuta Kean reports that some heretofore unseen letters written by Sylvia Plath to Dr. Ruth Barnhouse, who treated Plath in the early 1950s, reveal that [...] by

At The New Inquiry, Chris Chen Interviews Wendy Trevino April 11, 2017: Poets Wendy Trevino and Chris Chen talk at The New Inquiry about Trevino’s Commune Editions chapbook, Brazilian Is Not a Race, which “excavates a history of racial violence at the borders [...] by

Congratulations to 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner Tyehimba Jess April 11, 2017: The New York Times announced this year’s Pulitzer Prize recipients and we’re thrilled to let you know that this year’s recipient for poetry is Tyehimba Jess. The award was presented [...] by

Congratulations 2017 Guggenheim Fellows! April 10, 2017: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the recipients of this year’s fellowships on Friday and we’re delighted to fill you in on a few of the poetry-related details. As [...] by

Exploring Language & Society Through Work of Jen Hofer & Rodrigo Toscano April 10, 2017: At Boston Review, David Micah Greenberg looks at “Poetry and Agency Under Trump.” “It is uncertain how art or artists will act in the short or longer term, but one form to watch is [...] by

‘All my writing is a single book’: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram at The Rumpus April 7, 2017: Though it’s billed as a “mini-interview,” there’s enough packed into this piece at the Rumpus to leave the reader more than satisfied. Lillian-Yvonne Bertram discusses a range [...] by