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The Griffin Prize Shortlist Is Here April 12, 2017: The Griffin Trust For Excellence in Poetry, based in Canada, awards the Griffin Poetry Prize annually to both Canadian and international poets. Scott Griffin, the trust’s founder, announced the [...] by

‘The beetle runs into the future’ December 31, 2016: It’s been a terrible year, so I’m going to spend the last day of it by just writing about a few things that brought me joy, and challenged how I think, in the hope that they do the same for [...] by

In New Book, Denise Riley Is Robust About Frailty September 20, 2016: Denise Riley’s new poetry collection, Say Something Back (Pan Macmillan), is reviewed at the Guardian. Kate Kellaway writes that Riley’s writing “is perfectly weighted, justifies [...] by

The Guardian Gives Poem of the Week to Denise Riley, Whose Say Something Back Is Shortlisted for Forward Prize 2016 June 16, 2016: The Guardian’s poem of the week is “Death makes the dead metaphor revive” by Denise Riley. Carol Rumens looks closely at the poem, putting it in the context of Riley’s other [...] by

Sarah Howe Confides in Best American Poetry February 9, 2016: T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Sarah Howe is a guest author at the Best American Poetry blog. Not only does she start her blog entry with a quote from Denise Riley, one of our favorites, she also [...] by

Words on Barry Schwabsky’s New Volume of Essays, Words for Art June 9, 2014: Poet Barry Schwabsky is well known for his criticism–as art editor of The Nation, frequent contributor to Hyperallergic, among others— “one has the sense that casting so wide a net was [...] by

Denise Riley Interviewed at Shearsman Books March 18, 2014: Over the weekend, the Shearsman Review published a conversation between Kelvin Corcoran and Denise Riley, who we’ve featured here and here relatively recently (full index of DR posts is here). [...] by

From 2001: Lisa Robertson on Denise Riley June 5, 2013: Whoever Lemon Hound’s intern is, we’re so grateful! Just posted yesterday is a piece by Lisa Robertson on Denise Riley, originally published in the Globe & Mail on September 8, 2001. [...] by

Denise Riley on BBC Radio March 21, 2013: For those Denise Riley fans among you–or newly reckoning, perhaps because of Dana Ward’s recent piece–check out a reading and talk with the poet on BBC Radio’s show The Verb, [...] by

Hanging Out With Cathy at the Bar February 14, 2013: At the corner of the hill where our street meets a thoroughfare you can find a gallery, a vintage store, & bar. The vintage store, Nvision, is gorgeous. I stop in from time to time. Though often [...] by