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Poetry Is in the Streets April 5, 2017: 1 Under signs of the ruthless gangsterism of American politics, we made it to 2017, the centennial of the Russian Revolution. 1917, a land of lost left-wing dinosaurs, is a world away. It, too, was a [...] by

How to Live: Words From Adrienne Rich, on the Fifth Anniversary of Her Death March 27, 2017: This year marks the fifth anniversary of poet Adrienne Rich’s death. Rich, a writer whose words many readers and writers followed throughout her life, has graciously imbued literature with [...] by

NYT’s Tejal Rao Visits CT Restaurant With Feminist Roots March 16, 2017: It was a favorite of feminist authors Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This year, Connecticut vegetarian restaurant Bloodroot celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the special occasion, co-owners [...] by

New Yorker Posts Favorite Poetry Reads of the Year December 23, 2016: As the New Yorker’s Dan Chiasson attests, this year has not been great. Who knows what the grim future holds? “These days, it’s a morning highlight when I find a sweater on the floor [...] by

Christian Century Considers Adrienne Rich’s Collected Works August 22, 2016: At the Christian Century, Stephanie Paulsell recommends Adrienne Rich’s recently published Collected Poems: 1950–2012, with an introduction by Claudia Rankine, as the antidote to a [...] by

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The New Republic Examines Unpublished Letters of Adrienne Rich April 5, 2016: At the New Republic, Michelle Dean looks closely at some never-published letters of Adrienne Rich and Hayden Carruth,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