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Washington Post’s February ‘Must Reads’ List Features Kevin Young, Jennifer Grotz, & Dana Gioia February 10, 2016: Elizabeth Lund’s “Best Poetry Books for February” list (“It’s not just about love poetry”—whew, thank goodness!) delves into Kevin Young’s recent Blue [...] by

Dana Gioia Appointed California Poet Laureate December 7, 2015: BREAKING NEWS, as the lead goes. California’s newest poet laureate is former NEA Chair Dana Gioia. Gioia succeeds Juan Felipe Herrera, who is now the U.S. poet laureate, as you’re all [...] by

Angst For Hire August 16, 2013: The Atlantic recently posted an article noting a Craigslist ad from an enterprising poet, Aaron Belz, that read: “Poet available to begin work immediately. Capable in rhyme and meter, fluent in [...] by

Six Reviews for the Price of One: HuffPo on Dawn McGuire, Jorie Graham, Michael Ryan, and More… June 26, 2012: Setting aside the question of whether politics has something worthwhile to say about poetry, Carol Muske-Dukes at the Huffington Post posits that poets have something worthwhile to say about [...] by

Have MFA programs done away with standards? May 4, 2011: At Poets.org, Joan Houlihan shares some of her results from aninformal survey of students in four different MFA programs. While there’s an “upsurge of MFA poetry programs, and therefore [...] by