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‘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

Elizabeth Bishop Among Her Peers at Boston Review August 17, 2016: Up today at Boston Review, Heather Treseler takes a look into the life and works of Elizabeth Bishop. In particular, Treseler considers Bishop’s oeuvre in light of a recently surfaced [...] by

Great Interview With Sarah Howe at Boston Review July 11, 2016: Loop of Jade author Sarah Howe is interviewed at Boston Review! Lily Blacksell talks to Howe about being “a Brit abroad” (the poet is currently a Fellow at the Harvard’s Radcliffe [...] by

‘Observes herself observing’: Alan Gilbert Reviews Rebecca Wolff’s One Morning— June 30, 2016: Alan Gilbert reviews Rebecca Wolff’s latest collection of poetry, One Morning— (Wave Books, 2015), for Boston Review. “The book depicts a social compact in danger of being broken, [...] by