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Searching for Tía Harriet September 30, 2016: Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure, I get the prestige and the fact [...] by

Investigating the Death of Federico García Lorca August 18, 2016: Reported yesterday in the Guardian, an investigation headed by an Argentinian judge will look into the murder of Federico García Lorca in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War. More from the top: An [...] by

Federico García Lorca’s Legacy Explored at the Economist August 4, 2016: Eighty years after the now-revered Spanish poet’s death, two performing artists are evoking Federico García Lorca’s spirit in new works that celebrate his impact on literature worldwide. [...] by

July/August 2016 Cover Artist: Chris Hefner July 1, 2016: This month’s cover art is from a charcoal drawing by filmmaker and visual artist Chris Hefner. Print subscribers will see that this cover GLOWS IN THE DARK! It’s a first for Poetry, and [...] by

Notes for National Corpse Month, Part Six April 30, 2015: I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day [...] by

At Kenyon Review: Khaled Mattawa’s Thoughts on Translating and Writing Poetry September 23, 2014: In this Kenyon Review article about identity, empowerment, translating and writing poetry, Khaled Mattawa, one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows, explains why translating Arab poets into English [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part I: Aries, Taurus, Gemini May 12, 2014: I approach the language of the stars as symbolic patterns, and use astrology and other symbolic systems as forms of advanced pattern recognition. Here is the first of four meditations where I work my [...] by

Jack Spicer’s Grave May 1, 2014: Those of you who are my friends on Facebook will know this part already, but last month an e-mail arrived from Stephanie Elliott, the indefatigable press liaison for Wesleyan University Press, where [...] by

The New York-Montreal Express April 8, 2014: “I can’t keep going back to Montreal”—Lenny Bruce The Montreal poetry scene was absolutely hopping in 2002. That sounds a little ridiculous now, a little Brucian, and I wish there was a New [...] by

The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico Garcia Lorca Ascends to Hell Now in English May 14, 2013: The life, death, (and after-life?) of Federico Garcia Lorca continues fascinate readers. Jacket Copy reports that Carlos Rojas’s novel The Ingenious Gentleman and Poet Federico Garcia Lorca [...] by