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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

To Die Historic on Fury Road January 21, 2016: The army was made of War Boys, lumpy with tumors, bald and pale as anyone in chemotherapy, many of them dependent on the terrifying medicine of another (captive) person’s blood. They looked like an [...] by

Fashion Week Update: Rodarte Mines Poetry for Inspiration September 17, 2015: Yup. The sisters Rodarte (Laura and Kate Mulleavy) tell the Associated Press that their sartorial fashion label’s newest collection draws inspiration from poets throughout the ages. More: The [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by

Emily Dickinson Documentary in the Wings July 30, 2015: Faith is not the only fine invention for those of us who see! Phosphorescence, a new project about Emily Dickinson, is narrated by Cynthia Nixon and comes from British production company Hurricane [...] by

Actualizing Democratic Vistas April 30, 2015: Tribute to …Pinsky, Walcott?. Poet, Educator, Mentor The cold, cyclical dark, turning and returning. Even in the scorched and frozen world of the dead after the holocaust The wheel as it turns [...] by