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Exploring Language & Society Through Work of Jen Hofer & Rodrigo Toscano April 10, 2017: At Boston Review, David Micah Greenberg looks at “Poetry and Agency Under Trump.” “It is uncertain how art or artists will act in the short or longer term, but one form to watch is [...] by

Joyelle McSweeney Sees Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Rise From Inky Ash March 24, 2017: Mexico’s Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–1695) is having a moment, thanks to Ugly Duckling Presse’s Señal Series, which has published both Enigmas, twenty quartets written for a group [...] by

Winter Reading You Need at the Boston Review March 6, 2017: Thanks to the Boston Review, you are one click away from a poetry reading list that will guide you through the waning days of winter. The editors have posted micro-reviews of new books by Molly [...] by

‘Detonations happen’: francine j. harris’s play dead Reviewed January 27, 2017: A few weeks ago Stevie Edwards was wondering why francine j. harris’s second collection, play dead, hadn’t received more attention since it’s publication in the spring of 2016. If [...] by

Boston Review’s Political and Literary Podcast Released for Inauguration Day January 24, 2017: Boston Review, noting the absence of poetry at the inauguration this weekend, released instead the fourth episode of A Political and Literary Podcast, featuring six American poets: Stephen Burt, Lynn [...] by

Joy of Seeing: Benjamin Hollander Reviewed Julien Poirier for Boston Review January 13, 2017: Benjamin Hollander reviewed Julien Poirier’s Out of Print (City Lights, 2016) for Boston Review. The editors append a saddening note: “Poet, editor, and teacher Benjamin Hollander died on [...] by

Revisiting, Rereading, & Returning to Pablo Neruda December 30, 2016: For Boston Review, Magdalena Edwards reviews Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems (Copper Canyon, 2016), by Pablo Neruda, translated by Forrest Gander (you’ll recall we recently mentioned an [...] by

Dana Levin Interviews Matt Donovan November 11, 2016: Poet Matt Donovan has written a new book of essays, A Cloud of Unusual Size and Shape (Trinity University Press). Dana Levin, writing for Boston Review, calls the book “very timely.” Its [...] by

‘Reading Other Women’ at Boston Review September 29, 2016: In the introduction to her new series, “Reading Other Women,” Rafia Zakaria discusses the series of articles’ primary goal: to “amend or supplement the literary cannon” [...] by

Hoa Nguyen’s Expert Violet Energy Ingots September 15, 2016: Hoa Nguyen’s latest book, Violet Energy Ingots (Wave) is reviewed by Ryo Yamaguchi for Boston Review. While Yamaguchi does attach the well-trod sense of “difficulty” to the poems [...] by