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National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry Announced September 13, 2016: Today, the New Yorker takes a look at the longlist in the poetry category for the National Book Awards. The list is a mix of established poets and emerging poets, with Donika Kelly and Solmaz [...] by

‘Every Era is Replete with Bad Poetry’: Donald Hall at New Hampshire Union Leader June 22, 2015: Although he quit writing poetry two years ago, citing a connection between poetry’s sensuality and his octogenarian age, Donald Hall did manage to speak rather candidly with the New Hampshire [...] by

Donald Hall on Missing Poetry: ‘I can’t say I do.’ January 8, 2015: The Washington Post interviews Donald Hall about his new book of essays, Essays After Eighty (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), which came out in December. An interesting perspective: “Poetry had [...] by

‘It’s O.K. to be pleased when an audience loves you, or treat you as deathless, but you must not believe them’: Donald Hall on Poetry Readings October 29, 2012: Donald Hall wrote this New Yorker piece on poetry readings, culling from his long history of reading his work, but also as an attendee. Here’s a snippet: April is Poetry Month, the Academy of [...] by

Your epithalamium is showing November 20, 2010: Adam O’Riordan takes Guardian readers on a tour through epithalamia (no x-rays or invasive surgery required.) Though it sounds more like an obscure piece of anatomy you never knew existed until [...] by