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In Marcelo Morales’s Poetry & Photography, Many Worlds Coexist January 13, 2017: BOMB 138 is here, and brings with it an interview with Cuban-born poet and novelist Marcelo Morales, whose newest poetry collection, El mundo como ser (The World as Presence, University of Alabama [...] by

Julie Marie Wade Interviews Dawn Lundy Martin at The Rumpus January 13, 2017: Third Wave Foundation and Black Took Collective Co-founder Dawn Lundy Martin spoke with Julie Marie Wade on a recent visit to Miami, where she spoke at the Miami Book Fair International, at the [...] by

The Volta Reads Gladman’s Calamities January 12, 2017: At The Volta Blog, Sam Lohmann reviews Renee Gladman’s Calamities, recently published by Wave. It “wrecks genre,” Lohmann writes. “Calamities is a book about writing and how [...] by

Chinese Doctor Pens Poem From Cancer’s Perspective January 12, 2017: A Chinese doctor, Dr. Zhao Xiaogang, deputy chief of thoracic surgery at Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital of Tongji University, realized his dream of becoming a published poet after a stint at the [...] by

Camille Rankine Interviewed at PEN America January 12, 2017: Camille Rankine talks with PEN America’s Hafizah Geter for the PEN Ten series. “[A]s you read this, I’m tapping my foot expectantly waiting for her next book,” says Geter, who [...] by

Joel Lewis Recounts Amiri Baraka’s Role in the NJ Poetry Community for Talisman January 12, 2017: A new issue of Talisman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetics is out, and features an excerpt from New York poet Joel Lewis’s ongoing project/memoir of his relationship with Amiri [...] by

On David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ January 11, 2017: Did you know that David Bowie’s recent musical, Lazarus, was “initially conceived as a show about Jewish-American poet Emma Lazarus“? In this article, written for The Forward, Seth [...] by

Coming Soon: An Unfinished Sci-Fi Novel From Czeslaw Milosz January 11, 2017: BookRiot recommends poetry and fiction in translation published this month, and among the poetry picks from Rachel Cordasco are Czeslaw Milosz’s unfinished work of science fiction, The Mountains of [...] by

‘Everything will be a hormone’: Klara du Plessis Reviews Lisa Robertson’s 3 Summers January 11, 2017: Klara du Plessis reviews Lisa Robertson’s latest book, 3 Summers (Coach House), for The Rusty Toque. Recalling Robertson’s note to Charles Bernstein that 3 Summers is less a “book [...] by

Girls in India Make Menstruational Poetry Glamour-ous January 11, 2017: According to a story published at Glamour, young women in India are writing poetry while on their periods and chasing away the stigmas surrounding menstruation along the way. “In India the [...] by