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The Significance of Jasmine: Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium Revealed May 30, 2017: At Brainpickings, Maria Popova writes that she first encountered Dickinson’s gorgeous herbarium at the Morgan Library, as part of its current exhibition, I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and [...] by

Johanna Drucker Reviews A Quiet Passion May 22, 2017: Johanna Drucker is not a fan of the Terence Davies’s new Emily Dickinson biopic. In this her Los Angeles Review of Books review, she compares A Quiet Passion to the classic, macabre, What Ever [...] by

Emily Dickinson, Social Butterfly? May 11, 2017: Maybe not quite, but the popular image we learned in high school of the reclusive woman in white is giving way to a more socially engaged Emily Dickinson, as Daniel Larkin argues today at [...] by

The Stranger Watches A Quiet Passion May 10, 2017: The Stranger’s Rich Smith shares a strongly-worded review of new Emily Dickinson biopic A Quiet Passion in his latest film review. Smith, a fan of Dickinson’s verse, writes that while he [...] by

The New York Times Books an Hour in Emily Dickinson’s Room May 1, 2017: New York Times takes a tip from Jezebel (reported on Harriet here) and reports on an hour spent “home alone” in Emily Dickinson’s bedroom. Times reporter Sarah Lyall writes, [...] by

Rent Emily Dickinson’s Bedroom April 20, 2017: At Jezebel, Anya Jaremko-Greenwold reports on a recent development at the Emily Dickinson Museum: visitors can now rent Emily Dickinson’s bedroom. The reservation costs $100 an hour, and yes, [...] by

So Much Depends: On the Particular, the Personal, & the Political April 3, 2017: 1 Last November, on election day, on a flight from New York to Chicago, I reread William Carlos Williams’s Spring and All.  I planned to assign it for a graduate poetics seminar I was teaching in [...] by

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