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Translating the Classics: Lydia Davis in Conversation June 27, 2016: At Words Without Borders, Ilan Stavans and Regina Galasso, and their students, interview noted translator and author Lydia Davis about her work translating French classics like Madame Bovary and [...] by

Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker Prize May 24, 2013: Every poet’s favorite story writer, Lydia Davis, has won the Booker International Prize, reports the New York Times: Lydia Davis, the American writer known for her very short stories, has been [...] by

Introducing the Reincarnated Poetry Pamphlet Series from New Directions March 21, 2013: We’re happily stunned by New Directions’s first series of Poetry Pamphlets–Bernadette Mayer mentioned The Helens of Troy, New York (for which she won a Creative Capital grant), in a [...] by

Reading List: February 2013 February 27, 2013: The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s recent contributors to share a book—or several—that they’ve been poring over. Here are some [...] by

Joan Mitchell: An Installation February 8, 2013: How does one install a quadriptych painting that is eight and a half feet tall and twenty feet wide? Very carefully! This week we welcome the Poetry Foundation’s newest exhibition, Joan [...] by

Wow: Lydia Davis on John Ashbery’s Translation of Rimbaud’s Illuminations June 10, 2011: Lucky us! Lydia Davis reviews Rimbaud’s Illuminations, newly translated by John Ashbery and in a lovely edition published by W.W. Norton, for the New York Times’ Sunday Book Review. In a [...] by