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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

Emily Dickinson, Cannibalizer of Words in Her Lexicon March 18, 2016: At Longreads, an excerpt from A Loaded Gun (Bellevue Literary Press 2016), by Jerome Charyn, “who writes that Emily Dickinson was not just ‘one more madwoman in the attic,’ but [...] by

Bustle Charts Eleven Great Poetry Collections by Women February 29, 2016: For Bustle, E. CE Miller documents eleven poetry collections by women that have mesmerized her since college. On the list: collections by Warsan Shire, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich, Robin Beth [...] by

The New Yorker Deems Emily Dickinson Film a Masterwork February 23, 2016: Richard Brody reviews Terence Davies’s A Quiet Passion, a new film about Emily Dickinson starring Cynthia Nixon, for The New Yorker. “I’m thrilled to say that it’s an absolute drop-dead [...] by