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Talking to Johari Osayi Idusuyi, the Woman Who Chose Citizen Over Trump November 12, 2015: At Jezebel’s The Slot, a conversation with the woman behind “the head flip heard ‘round the nation”–she who trumped Trump, showing off Claudia Rankine’s searing [...] by

New to the Archive October 28, 2015: The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who will be joining us as [...] by

Claudia Rankine Has Been Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry October 22, 2015: Allison Flood of The Guardian writes that just a “week after Marlon James became the first Jamaican to win the Booker, the Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine has been shortlisted for the TS [...] by

Andrea Brady on the Whiteness of British Poetry October 9, 2015: Yesterday The Conversation published this piece by Andrea Brady, who discusses the under-representation of poets of color in British poetry and the conversations (or lack there of) surrounding race. [...] by

Aaron Kunin Points to the Aesthetic Ground September 29, 2015: “Would Vanessa Place Be a Better Poet If She Had Better Opinions?” asks Aaron Kunin at Nonsite. Kunin posits that Place’s work might just be “poorly written,” [...] by

Claudia Rankine Wins Forward Prize! September 29, 2015: Congratulations to Claudia Rankine: winner of the 2015 Forward Prize for her astonishing new book, Citizen. As you may have gathered from our many posts this spring and summer, the book has been [...] by

Claudia Rankine’s Next Book Will Be About the Culture of Cancer September 11, 2015: Holy Moley, The Guardian is on a roll: in addition to reporting on the 2015 Academy of American Poets Prizes, it shares this scoop from the desk of Claudia Rankine. The story begins with [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

The New York Times Publishes Claudia Rankine’s Profile of Serena Williams August 25, 2015: Claudia Rankine’s New York Times profile of Serena Williams, “The Meaning of Serena Williams,” is a good read for today (and, frankly, every day). In it, she writes: “The word [...] by

Evening Has Arrived in Affect Issue of Evening Will Come July 2, 2015: The “Affect and Poetry” issue of Evening Will Come, edited by Julie Carr and Aaron Angello, is here and well worth your reading-time. This one features essays by an incredible lot: Fred [...] by