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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the [...] by

Afaa Michael Weaver Wins 2014 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award March 12, 2014: Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver: recipient of this year’s Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award—and three cheers to the award’s runners up, Brenda Shaughnessy for Our Andromeda (Copper [...] by

A Story We Can Really Get Behind: ‘Why You Should Buy Poetry This Holiday Season’ at Huffington Post December 4, 2013: Kelly Forsythe of Copper Canyon Press reminds readers (and us, frankly) why poetry books make excellent gifts (even, yes, for non-poets) this holiday season. While it may seem obvious that the term [...] by

An Incomplete Guide to the Poetry Books I Currently Have on Tap (or, When and Why Networks Work) April 29, 2013: All the “best of” or “holiday gift” lists come out in December and January, when books that had our attention in the early (still chilly, here in New Jersey) days of spring have gotten buried [...] by

Yahoo! Commissions Alternative Inaugural Poems January 21, 2013: If you haven’t been able to get enough of all the inaugural poem hoopla (we certainly haven’t had our fill yet!) then surf over to Yahoo! News for five other inaugural poems by the likes [...] by

Interview with Brenda Shaughnessy September 24, 2012: Brenda Shaughnessy took part in this interview over at the Academy of American Poets website. Her newly minted book, Our Andromeda, was published last week by Copper Canyon. Here’s a snippet: [...] by

Mother-Poet: The New Yorker reviews Brenda Shaughnessy’s Upcoming Book July 5, 2012: New Yorker reviewer Hilton Als all but gushes over Brenda Shaughnessy’s forthcoming collection, Our Andromeda. “It is a monumental work, and makes a hash of those tired superlatives that will no [...] by