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At Home With Russell Atkins December 19, 2016: Released last month, In the Company of Russell Atkins pays homage to one of Cleveland’s literary giants. “During high school, Atkins was turned on to poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley, John [...] by

Entropy Shares Election Poetry Packet for Teachers November 9, 2016: Entropy is doing some great work today, sharing “poems for coping”; and editor Janice Lee has also shared an “impromptu poetry packet,” which you can download as a PDF! The [...] by

Langston Hughes Is Having a Really Good Fall September 23, 2016: How did a Langston Hughes poem get a full page placement in the New York Times yesterday? The team at FishbowlNY offers very thorough analysis as to the origins of yesterday’s reprint of [...] by

CNN Money Reports on the Looming Sale of Langston Hughes’s Harlem Home August 23, 2016: Langston Hughes’s typewriter still sits on the shelf inside of his Harlem home that real estate agents speculate is worth as much as $3 million. CNN Money meets with Renee Watson, the Hughes [...] by

To Be Asked for a Kiss February 1, 2016: Suicide’s Note           by Langston Hughes The calm, Cool face of the river Asked me for a kiss.   The desire to be dead and the desire not [...] by

Langston Hughes: Poems, Photos, and Notebooks from Turkestan Reviewed at Publishers Weekly November 5, 2015: Publishers Weekly just reviewed Langston Hughes: Poems, Photos, and Notebooks from Turkestan, edited by Zohra Saed for CUNY’s Lost & Found Series V (which also featured Kathy Acker, [...] by

Announcing the Very Red Lost & Found Series V!! June 2, 2015: We always want to keep you wise to what’s wise. In that regard, please hail the coming of Lost & Found Series V! The CUNY Center for the Humanities has done it again, this time featuring [...] by

‘a lance to pierce the possible’: Reading N. H. Pritchard May 26, 2015: I would like to shift away from discussing the deployment of whiteness in conceptual, avant-garde, or experimental writing. In my previous post, “Canvases Pale,” I included a definition [...] by

Writing w/Strangers: A Poetry for the People in Philadelphia April 14, 2015: You a poet / man? Uh-huh, uh-huh Me too. —Etheridge Knight Sixteen years ago, I was a disenchanted grad student living in West Philly in a second-floor row house apartment. Mark (now my husband) [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume IV March 23, 2015: While hunting down the poems for D. Scot Miller’s playlist, I remembered that we were housemates for a brief period in 2008. Along with Doug (as I know D. Scot), I lived with the artist Tân [...] by