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At Triple Canopy, Abraham Adams Edits the New Yorker September 14, 2016: Published just yesterday is an essay at Triple Canopy by Abraham Adams about “New Yorker poetry,” which isn’t to say Adams writes only of poetry in the New Yorker. The piece travels [...] by

Jocelyn Saidenberg Discloses the Hours at Open Space September 14, 2016: At Open Space, Jocelyn Saidenberg’s piece “Notebooks on Notebooks” opens with Denise Riley, moves to Lucretius, travels with Bob Gluck to the Horologium mirabile Lundense (a [...] by

Ben Fama Meets Up With Precious Okoyomon in Queen Mob’s Tea House September 14, 2016: After reading Precious Okoyomon’s new book of poems published by Bottlecap Press, Ajebota, author and Wonder co-founder Ben Fama spoke with Okoyomon about the meaning behind the word [...] by

National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry Announced September 13, 2016: Today, the New Yorker takes a look at the longlist in the poetry category for the National Book Awards. The list is a mix of established poets and emerging poets, with Donika Kelly and Solmaz [...] by

This Must Be the Place: Robbie Wood on Oceania, Aboriginal Poetry, & More at Jacket2 September 13, 2016: In his Jacket2 article “From Oceania with Love, Robbie Wood considers Australian Aboriginal poetry within modernism and postmodernism’s frameworks: Although we can debate the [...] by

Wendy Trevino & Raquel Salas-Rivera in Conversation September 13, 2016: Apiary Magazine is the new home of this great interview with Raquel Salas-Rivera by Wendy Trevino, “I have found [Salas-Rivera’s] insights into contemporary politics (especially around [...] by

Kazim Ali Interviewed at Divedapper September 13, 2016: Nightboat editor and writer Kazim Ali is interviewed at Divedapper! Ali talks with the editors about the balancing required to teach, edit, and write; publication anxiety (Ali has two novels and a [...] by

Kate Durbin Text Messages With Taleen Kali at Dum Dum September 12, 2016: For this month’s edition of Dum Dum Zine’s Text Message Interviews, editor-in-chief Taleen Kali texts with Kate Durbin. The performance/digital/lyric/everything poet tells all about her [...] by

East Bay Times Fetes Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Azariah Cole-Shephard September 12, 2016: “I will write in-your-face poetry,” Azariah Cole-Shepherd explained “and if it makes you uncomfortable, it should.” After reading at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, [...] by

An Emotional Reference Point: Etel Adnan’s Survey Show at Serpentine September 12, 2016: “Her paintings evoke sheer joy, their style unpretentious, not naive but innocent, at odds with her poetry and writings that bear witness to the violence of the world,” writes Maria [...] by