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Dan Chiasson Remembers Bill Knott: ‘an obscure but equally intriguing figure’ March 27, 2017: At the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson remembers the poet Bill Knott, who passed away in 2014. Farrar, Straus & Giroux recently published a selection of Knott’s poetry, I Am Flying Into Myself: [...] by

Thomas Lux Praises Bill Knott’s Crazy-Beautiful Heart February 16, 2017: Thomas Lux, the editor of Bill Knott’s latest selected poems, I Am Flying Into Myself, passed away early this year, while Knott died in 2014. To mark the publication of I Am Flying, Paris [...] by

Bill Knott Celebrated at Jacket Copy February 14, 2017: For Jacket Copy, Craig Morgan Teicher reveals one of his favorite moments in Bill Knott’s writing, newly collected in I Am Fying Into Myself (ed. Thomas Lux), and one of his favorite Knott [...] by

NPR’s Craig Morgan Teicher Heralds a New Year in Poetry February 9, 2017: At NPR, Craig Morgan Teicher leads readers to this year’s most anticipated poetry collections. Looking at new writing from Danez Smith, to Marie Howe’s Magdalene, Teicher believes [...] by

Charles Simic Remembers Bill Knott and Russell Edson at NYRB May 29, 2014: At New York Review of Books, Charles Simic remembers two writers who we lost this year: Bill Knott and Russell Edson. Two poets, Russell Edson (1935–2014) and Bill Knott (1940–2014), both of whom [...] by

The New Yorker Remembers Bill Knott March 18, 2014: At The New Yorker: Robert P. Baird has written a great piece in remembrance of Bill Knott, who died last Wednesday. Baird notes the salt in the wound–Knott’s fake suicide in 1966. Nearly [...] by

RIP Bill Knott March 13, 2014: We are deeply saddened to hear of Bill Knott’s death, as word has trickled out through Facebook and across the internet. Open Letters Monthly reports on Knott’s passing and the legacy he [...] by

You Can Still Get Bill Knott’s Collected Poems December 7, 2012: Because he’s made them available for free! In case you missed it, in November Bill Knott made his Collected Poems available via this blog. It’s in 8 parts, and it’s available here. by

Publishing online not just for “refugees” and “rejects” March 16, 2011: In an article about “big publishing’s rejects and refugees,” The New York Observer looks at how two poets from vastly different generations both arrived at the decision to pursue [...] by