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Jacket Copy Reads Layli Long Soldier’s Poetry Debut May 8, 2017: In a recent article at Jacket Copy, John Freeman contextualizes Layli Long Soldier’s first collection, Whereas, as lexicon. He explains, “The best poetry debuts are often lexicons. You [...] by

Rigoberto González on Microaggressions in Artistic & Academic Circles: ‘Respectability doesn’t protect us’ March 24, 2017: Rigoberto González writes for Jacket Copy about belonging to the “exclusive bittersweet club for professionals of color.” “The hard lesson,” writes González, “is that [...] by

‘I Reached For the Books’: Rigoberto González on Literacy’s Power February 20, 2017: ] LA Times critic at large, Rigoberto González, shares his experience growing up in a family of immigrant farmworkers to paint a picture of literacy’s value in a democratic society. [...] by

Bill Knott Celebrated at Jacket Copy February 14, 2017: For Jacket Copy, Craig Morgan Teicher reveals one of his favorite moments in Bill Knott’s writing, newly collected in I Am Fying Into Myself (ed. Thomas Lux), and one of his favorite Knott [...] by

Mark Baumer Dies at 33 January 26, 2017: This week we’ve been reading obituaries for Mark Baumer, whose tragic death came on the 100th day of his barefoot walk across the country when he was struck by an SUV in Florida. He intended [...] by

Jacket Copy Honors Philip Levine’s Legacy January 9, 2017: Two new collections published by Knopf, The Last Shift and My Lost Poetry, gather deftly-political poet Philip Levine’s celebrated works for audiences new and familiar. The poet’s [...] by

Paisley Rekdal’s Imaginary Vessels Reviewed at LA Times November 15, 2016: Craig Morgan Teicher reviews Paisley Rekdal’s fifth book, Imaginary Vessels (Copper Canyon Press, 2016) for the LA Times. “[It] deserves to be her breakout book,” writes Teicher. [...] by

RIP Lucia Perillo (1958–2016) October 25, 2016: Yesterday, we heard the very sad news of the death of Lucia Perillo. Jacket Copy reports on her passing on October 16th at the age of 58. Michael Schaub writes: Lucia Perillo, a poet known for her [...] by

Solmaz Sharif’s Look, Made From Fallout of War, Reviewed at Jacket Copy July 12, 2016: “If writers must return history to human scale, the last decade of American life has proved just how necessary their linguistic re-engineering will be, even within our borders,” writes [...] by

Rita Dove’s Collected Poems Is Astounding, Says Jacket Copy May 23, 2016: Jacket Copy believes that Rita Dove’s newest collection “should put her back in the center of the American conversation,” that it is “an absolutely astounding body of [...] by