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Measure as a Mediation Between the Personal & the Collective: Alice Notley’s Benediction January 16, 2017: Steve Zultanski wrote about Alice Notley’s Benediction (Letter Machine Editions, 2015) for the Los Angeles Review of Books in December, and the essay is a don’t-miss, as it furthers [...] by

An Essay on Alice Oswald’s Returning & Returning January 5, 2017: Sumita Chakraborty explores the work of Alice Oswald in a five-part essay for Los Angeles Review of Books. Oswald’s most recent book is Falling Awake (Norton, 2016), and much of it renders [...] by

The Tyrant Is Us: An Interview With Alice Notley December 30, 2016: Alice Notley is interviewed at Los Angeles Review of Books. The poet, who lives in Paris, spoke with Shoshana Olidort on the morning of the second night of Notley’s reading of the entirety of [...] by

Eliot Weinberger’s Commitment to the Eclectic December 16, 2016: “What do we look for when we read for pleasure? To see ourselves through the eyes of another?” asks David S. Wallace in “Unfamiliar Tongues: Eliot Weinberger’s Travels in the [...] by

The Third Place, Between Naming & Chaos December 7, 2016: Mary Ruefle’s writing–particularly that in her new book, My Private Property, a collection of short essays and prose poems–is looked at alongside Anne Carson’s Float, a [...] by

Los Angeles Review of Books Brings Nikky Finney & Donika Kelly Together November 16, 2016: In the latest installment of LARB, Nikky Finney sits down with Donika Kelly. “A psalm of pure resolve” writes Finney about Kelly’s debut work Bestiary; long-listed for the National [...] by

On the ‘Perimeters of Relationships’: Jim Harrison’s Last Interview November 7, 2016: Peter Nowogrodzki visited poet and fiction writer Jim Harrison a few months before his death, in this Los Angeles Review of Books interview, possibly Harrison’s last. Introduction JIM HARRISON, [...] by

Written in the Dark: Five Poets in the Siege of Leningrad Reviewed at LARB November 1, 2016: At Los Angeles Review of Books, Piotr Florczyk wonders after the possible poetry being written in the ongoing siege of Aleppo. Poetry is the last tangible form of hope to die, or so I believe. Surely [...] by

Praise: Los Angeles Review of Books on Amit Majmudar’s Dothead October 14, 2016: “His breadth of subject matter spans sex, popular culture, art, capitalism, history, the natural world, and more,” LARB reviewer Caitlin Doyle writes. Amit Majmudar’s freshly [...] by

No Longer Lost: Nicaraguan Modernist Poet & Translator Joaquín Pasos October 12, 2016: “I’m on my way to meet the son of a poet whose name is often mentioned by Latin American critics in the same breath as Vicente Huidobro and Eliot, but who remains almost entirely unknown [...] by