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Literary Hub Revisits Twelfth-Century Poem From Iran May 26, 2017: Theodore McCombs draws Literary Hub readers’ attention to a poem from twelfth-century Iran that is more relevant than ever. The poem, “The Conference of the Birds,” by the medieval [...] by

Literary Hub Interviews Vera Pavlova May 25, 2017: At Literary Hub, Peter Mishler corresponds with Russian poet Vera Pavlova as part of his series of interviews with contemporary poets. Pavlova’s the author of 20 collections of poetry; her [...] by

A Crime Writer Exposes Her Relationship With the Poetry of Anne Sexton May 19, 2017: Karin Salvalaggio is the author behind the popular Macy Greeley Mystery Series (and more!). At Literary Hub, she writes about her relationship with Anne Sexton’s poetry, and the ways that [...] by

Dan Chiasson & Christopher Lydon Talk About Robert Lowell May 18, 2017: Literary Hub hosts a conversation between Chiasson and Lydon about Lowell, and in particular, about the range of emotion exhibited in his verse. Their conversation pivots off of a nod to Kay [...] by

Literary Hub Interviews Alan Felsenthal May 18, 2017: At Literary Hub, writer Thora Siemsen contributes a perceptive interview with poet and publisher Alan Felsenthal. With Ben Estes, Felsenthal runs The Song Cave, a literary publisher that also [...] by

Bernard Schwartz on Cultural Canonization & Poetry’s Ghosts May 16, 2017: Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center, Bernard Schwartz, contributes a thoughtful essay to this week’s edition of Literary Hub. Schwartz discusses Henry James and The [...] by

Claudia Rankine on Why ‘We Need To Be Frightened’ May 12, 2017: Emily Temple shares highlights from Claudia Rankine’s recent appearance at BAM’s “Eat, Drink, and Be Literary” series. She arrived this week, following Ben Lerner’s [...] by

Ben Lerner’s ‘BAM Takeover’ May 4, 2017: As part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s “Eat, Drink & Be Merry” series, poet and novelist Ben Lerner joined the New Yorker’s fiction editor Deborah Treisman on Tuesday [...] by

How to Live: Words From Adrienne Rich, on the Fifth Anniversary of Her Death March 27, 2017: This year marks the fifth anniversary of poet Adrienne Rich’s death. Rich, a writer whose words many readers and writers followed throughout her life, has graciously imbued literature with [...] by

Lunch With ‘Food Bully’ Jim Harrison March 24, 2017: Poet and writer Jim Harrison died a year ago this month at the age of 79; and Peter Nowogrodzki talked to the “food bully” (“first coined by master eater Orson Welles, his culinary [...] by