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University of Arizona Poetry Center Publishes Citizen Teaching Guide September 16, 2016: Suzi F. Garcia’s essay about teaching Claudia Rankine’s Citizen to non-poetry students highlights the need for complex discussion about race in academia, as well as students’s and [...] by

Claudia Rankine Notes the Influence of Poets on Teju Cole in His New Book of Essays August 10, 2016: Claudia Rankine reviews Teju Coles’s new book of essays, Known and Strange Things (Random House), for the New York Times. “Cole shares [Harold] Bloom’s interest in the fraught and [...] by

National Endowment for the Arts Adds Great Reads to The Big Read July 14, 2016: The NEA has announced 13 additions to its literacy initiative The Big Read. The works chosen will hopefully speak to readers the initiative hasn’t already found, and broaden the perspective of [...] by

Claudia Rankine Discusses Sterling, Castile, Race & Violence on NPR’s Morning Edition July 12, 2016: Following Alton Sterling and Philando Castile’s deaths this past week, poet Claudia Rankine joins Morning Edition host Lynn Neary for a frank conversation about race in America. LYNN NEARY, [...] 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

Aborted Nurses: A Geopoetics, for Mother’s Day (and the formula babies) May 10, 2016: There are two human figures amidst the mayhem in Cathy Wilkes’s I Give You All My Money, a centrifugal 2008 installation reconstructed for various locations over time, which I lived with, or rather [...] by

A Report on Claudia Rankine’s Spellbinding AWP Keynote Address April 5, 2016: In her AWP 2016 keynote address, it is reported and rumored both that Claudia Rankine held the fort completely rapt. As Boris Kachka writes for Vulture, “[h]er stated topic was ‘what [...] by

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen Now Set for the New York Stage March 16, 2016: Playbill reports that Claudia Rankine’s groundbreaking lyric poem Citizen: An American Lyric will premiere in New York City in January 2017, “headlining” Primary Stages’s [...] by

A Close Read of the T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist at the Boston Review January 8, 2016: At Boston Review, Dai George reads the 2015 T.S. Eliot Prize Shortlist. The prizewinner–who will receive £20,000, the most of any single poetry prize in the UK, “and serious bragging [...] by

The Guardian Compiles the Best Poetry Books of 2015 December 8, 2015: It’s that special time again! As is the case with many periodicals, the Guardian has compiled a few of its favorite poetry books published over the course of this year in the U.K. Les Murray is [...] by