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Er, the Man Behind Gertrude Stein? May 15, 2014: The Paris Review Daily’s Edward White writes about the “shaping of the legend” of Gertrude Stein through Carl Van Vechten. White writes that the historical moment that Tender [...] by

Two Chicagos May 8, 2014: Carl Sandburg’s poem “Chicago” turned 100 the other day. That is, March 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of its original publication in Poetry, along with eight other “Chicago Poems.” Two [...] by

City Lights Releases Corrected Centennial Edition of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons May 7, 2014: Rejoice, cake fans: City Lights has just released a centennial edition of Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons! In honor of the occasion, poet and author Michelle Tea, biographer Renate Stendhal, [...] by

Self-evidence with Difficulty April 9, 2014: For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in the present context it could be called the poetics of difficulty. I remember at age 14 carrying around the hardback Collected Poems [...] by

Mac Low, Cage, Root Poetics April 3, 2014: The basic question behind what I think of as root poetics sounds simple: what is language doing—for the poet, for humans at large, for the world—in fact, for itself? What is it doing there on the [...] by

Hyperallergic is all Gertrude Stein all the Time Time Time Time February 3, 2014: This weekend’s Hyperallergic wraps up this previous weekend’s marathon reading of Gertrude Stein’s The Making of Americans, hosted by Triple Canopy. Morten Høi Jensen reports on [...] by

Whacked Out: A Case for the Advocacy of the Unlisted January 8, 2014: [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Amy King’s “Wings of Desire” appears in the January 2014 issue. Previous posts in this series can be [...] by

What’s Cooking, July 4th? July 3, 2013: Not sure? One good place to look is this “Poets’ Recipes” spotlight at the Academy of American Poets. The spotlight includes a few handy recipes including Chocolate Peanut Butter [...] by

Couple Good’uns for Gertrude Stein July 2, 2013: From Electric Lit to the Paris Review Daily, behold “the worst rejection letter ever,” from publisher Arthur C. Fifield to Gertrude Stein in 1912. Speaking of Stein, did you see this [...] by

Beer Is A Beer Is A Beer Is A Beer Is A Beer June 27, 2013: At the end of a long day of blogging, the Harriet Staff likes to kick back with a few ice cold craft brews. Since we’re in Chicago, there’s no shortage breweries to hit the spot, from a [...] by