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Etel Adnan, Suzanne Buffam & More Chosen for New York Times’s Best Poetry of 2016 December 23, 2016: David Orr has picked his favorite books of poetry from 2016 for the New York Times. “Here are 10 poetry collections published in 2016 that do the art form proud, even if none of their authors [...] by

Michael O’Brien (1939–2016) November 18, 2016: Poet Michael O’Brien passed away last week, on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in New York. Peter O’Leary, a decade-long friend, remembers him at Flood Editions, the home for [...] by

David Orr Suggests Another Reading for ‘The Road Not Taken’ August 22, 2016: David Orr writes for Lit Hub about Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” Have we been reading it wrong? Probably, says Orr. More: According to Lawrance Thompson, Frost had been [...] by

NPR Introduces Poetry of Infancy July 23, 2012: NPR’s in-house poetry critic David Orr has written a short piece noting the paucity of poetry about infancy and pregnancy. Without dwelling too much on why this might be, Orr defends [...] by

Code Coda April 25, 2011: The letter to the New York Times Book Review that Ange Mlinko mentions in her post caught my eye too, but for different reasons. “Give me code cracking any day” wrote the letter writer, Allen [...] by

O, Poetry! O, Humanity! April 1, 2011: A funny thing happens every time Oprah Winfrey steps outside her perceived area of competency and into the realm of ostensibly high art: commentators line up to tell you that you don’t really need [...] by