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From ‘Nobody’ to Somebody: The Morgan Library Brings Emily Dickinson in Context March 9, 2017: Meanwhile, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown visited The Morgan Library yesterday to learn about Emily Dickinson. The poet who has for decades been shrouded by her reputation for wearing white [...] by

A Look Into ‘I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson’ January 23, 2017: At the New York Times Holland Cotter surveys “I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson,” an exhibition of Emily Dickinson relics that opened last week at the [...] by

I’m Trying to Wreck Your Mind, That’s All January 16, 2017: A few people have recently suggested that I write about my poetic evolution. In a poetry community it’s funny how a few can feel like a horde, a clamoring.  “A few people read my book and said [...] by

Unfolding the Envelope: A Look Into Emily Dickinson’s Scrap Poetry November 29, 2016: Anytime is a good time to read some poems by Emily Dickinson, but over at the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson argues that the current moment may be the best time to delve into verse by the Belle of Amherst. [...] by

Propounding & Dispelling Myths Through Literary Tourism October 10, 2016: At Public Books, Maia Silber writes an essay that covers the “poetical pilgrimage,” clocking a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon like any good Shakespeare acolyte, and a move to the literary [...] by

Sarah Hampson Reads and Ponders Emily Dickinson at the Globe and Mail August 22, 2016: Asked if there’s a book that “would make life on a desert island bearable,” Sarah Hampson remarks that reading Emily Dickinson’s poetry “provokes fresh thoughts about [...] by

The Many Faces of Emily Dickinson at New Republic May 24, 2016: There are many Emily Dickinson interpretations that writers today can “try on,” Alexandra Pechman writes in the New Republic. Pechman’s new article suggests that no matter how many [...] by

Hardest Working Words in Baseball Oh Wait No Poetry May 23, 2016: Paging Nate Silver! The folks at My Poetic Side have teamed up to compile a few well known poets’ MVP words. While some of your favorite writers’ choices have more to do with subject [...] by

Act Natural: Emily Dickinson’s Verse at Play in the Garden May 20, 2016: In a new article at Slate, Ferris Jabr delves into Emily Dickinson’s verse garden and its creatures, suggesting that “so much depends,” in her writing, on botanical environment. [...] by

Unearthing Emily Dickinson’s Gardens May 16, 2016: New York Times’s Ferris Jabr joins Kerry Lynch and company, from Archaeological Services at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to uncover and restore the fabled gardens on the Dickinson [...] by