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Read Derek Walcott Now April 24, 2017: Julian Lucas introduces Derek Walcott and his verse to New York Times readers by way of a handy “Walcott Starter Kit.” Lucas begins the article reminiscing about the first time he [...] by

Hilton Als Remembers Derek Walcott March 20, 2017: Hilton Als reflected on the life of Derek Walcott over the weekend at The New Yorker. “I felt as though I had always known him—not known him, exactly, but seen him, been in his aura, his [...] by

RIP Derek Walcott, 1930-2017 March 17, 2017: We awoke today to discover poet and playwright Derek Walcott has died. He was 87. Walcott was a towering figure in world literature, taking home almost every conceivable honor that might be bestowed [...] by

Who Needs Poetry: EVERYONE! June 16, 2014: Here’s an Op-Ed that we can get behind: William Logan’s article, “Poetry: Who Needs It?,” recently posted at New York Times. He may suggest that poets are torturers of cats [...] by