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#PoemResearch: Notes on Researching as a Poet February 14, 2017: Late in Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner’s novel about a young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, we receive this capsule description of the research project our narrator [...] by

Yes! National Book Foundation Awards Cave Canem for Service to the American Literary Community September 20, 2016: Congratulations to one of our favorite literary organizations, Cave Canem, for being honored with the National Book Foundation’s prestigious Literarian Award. The nonprofit organization, which [...] by

Matthew Zapruder Named The New York Times Magazine Poetry Column Editor March 4, 2016: Saint Mary’s College of California has some good news: Professor Matthew Zapruder has been named The New York Times Magazine’s new poetry column editor, taking over the post from Natasha [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 2) August 26, 2015: [Editor’s Note: Part 1 of “Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets” can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an [...] by

The New York Times Magazine Relaunches … with Poetry! February 23, 2015: The New York Times Magazine relaunched this weekend and with the re-design comes a few more literary initiatives including “online only writing and photography” and selections of poetry [...] by

LOC Responds to STR’s Open Letter with an Open Letter June 12, 2014: In response to Split This Rock’s recent open-letter to Librarian of Congress, Dr. James Billington, urging him to appoint a person of color as the next Poet Laureate, Rob Casper, Head of the [...] by

In the Spotlight at NYTimes: Dark Room Collective May 27, 2014: Dark Room Collective is in the spotlight at NYTimes, where Jeff Gordinier pays tribute to the collective’s past and future. Late in 1987, two young poets made the trek to New York to attend the [...] by

Trethewey Discusses Penn Warren in Final Lecture as PLOTUS May 16, 2014: Earlier in the week we mentioned that Natasha Trethewey was concluding her tenure as U.S. poet laureate. Today, we report on her final lecture in which she discusses the poetry of Robert Penn Warren [...] by

Natasha Trethewey to Conclude Tenure as U.S. Poet Laureate May 14, 2014: On May 14th, Natasha Trethewey will conclude her tenure as United States Poet Laureate: a position that she has held for the past two years. From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: After two terms as [...] by

Denise Duhamel on Great Books by Women Authors to Check Out in 2014 (Or Sooner) December 18, 2013: Yeah! Check them all out at Huffington Post! As the guest editor of The Best American Poetry 2013, I had a unique opportunity to examine where we are as a culture in terms of verse. As the series [...] by