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Wayne Koestenbaum Hears the Ethics in Adrienne Rich’s Collected Poems July 18, 2016: Wayne Koestenbaum reviews Adrienne Rich’s Collected Poems (Norton, June) for the New York Times. “Poetry’s system of cultivated sounds was, she grew to feel, a patriarchal [...] by

Memories and Thoughts on Adrienne Rich June 20, 2016: [Editor’s note: This month the Collected Poems of Adrienne Rich will be published by W.W. Norton & Company. To celebrate the occasion we’re re-running Cathy Park Hong’s [...] by

On Poetry & Social Change: Claudia Rankine Discusses Adrienne Rich at New Yorker May 13, 2016: In the most recent New Yorker, Claudia Rankine discusses Adrienne Rich’s impact on her poetry, and explores Rich’s lifelong engagement with literature and social justice movements. More: [...] by

The New Republic Examines Unpublished Letters of Adrienne Rich April 5, 2016: At the New Republic, Michelle Dean looks closely at some never-published letters of Adrienne Rich and Hayden Carruth, while trying to make sense of the poet’s feminist beliefs and how they [...] by

Bustle Charts Eleven Great Poetry Collections by Women February 29, 2016: For Bustle, E. CE Miller documents eleven poetry collections by women that have mesmerized her since college. On the list: collections by Warsan Shire, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich, Robin Beth [...] by

Robert Lowell’s ‘Sexual Romanticism’ February 5, 2016: The New Republic’s Michelle Dean writes about Robert Lowell’s relationship with his wife, novelist Elizabeth Hardwick, in “Love, Actually.” Quite a header. Though they were [...] by

Bustle on the ‘Seven Feminist Poets You Need in Your Life’ December 21, 2015: They are a rather convincing bunch. For Bustle, Anna Szilagyi proclaims the seven necessary goddesses on your bedside table: Whether you need a metaphorical shoulder to cry on or just need some extra [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

Brainpickings Remembers That Time That Adrienne Rich Declined the National Medal of the Arts May 19, 2015: Adrienne Rich, who would have celebrated her eighty-fifth birthday this past Saturday, remains the only artist to refuse this honor. As Brainpickings explains, the National Medal of the Arts is [...] by

Writing towards Nobody and Every Body: National Poetry Month April 9, 2015: “It’s just typing.” (Kakie Urch) First, I’m honored to contribute anything this Month. Of National Poetry Month. At Harriet. And, admittedly I’ve been freaking out. Everything I’ve been [...] by