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Sounds Her Depths: Reviewing Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 October 18, 2016: Jon Curley reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 (New Directions, 2016) by Alejandra Pizarnik, translated by Yvette Siegert, for Hyperallergic. About her, he writes: A translator [...] by

Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness Reviewed at LARB June 27, 2016: At LARB, Lowry Pressly reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972 by Alejandra Pizarnik (New Directions, 2016), noting that it was during the years of “inner turmoil, personal [...] by

The Obsessions Remain: A Review of Rosmarie Waldrop’s Selected Poems, Gap Gardening April 6, 2016: Eric Dean Wilson writes about Gap Gardening, a new selected poems by Rosmarie Waldrop, for Music & Literature. “This volume, edited by Nikolai Duffy alongside the poet herself, offers [...] by

Johannes Göransson Reviews Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness at Boston Review February 25, 2016: Today at Boston Review, Johannes Göransson walks us through Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972, translated by Yvette Siegert and published by New [...] by

John Keene’s Syllabus for ‘Temples for the Future: 20th and 21st Century Black Literary Avant-Gardes’ February 22, 2016: The New Directions blog has published John Keene’s syllabus for his Fall 2010 course at Northwestern University, “‘Temples for the Future’: 20th and 21st Century Black [...] by

Newly Translated Letter From Ezra Pound Clarifies Imagist Movement July 1, 2015: Jared Spears presents and dissects a heretofore untranslated 1928 letter from Ezra Pound to French scholar and critic René Taupin: The letter was prompted by Taupin’s analysis of Imagism, the [...] by

Shoot, If That Ain’t Too Pretty April 17, 2015: CUNY Chapbook Festival March 31-April 2, 2015 I always try to spend at least a bit of time at the CUNY Chapbook Festival, an annual few-day event staged at the Graduate Center’s main building on [...] by

Susan Howe’s Telepathy as Library Cormorant January 21, 2015: Jonathan Creasy writes about Susan Howe as “library cormorant” for Los Angeles Review of Books. (“The phrase ‘library cormorant’ comes from Coleridge. It evokes the greedy, [...] by

‘Poet’ and ‘Playboy’: The New York Times Reviews James Laughlin Biography and Collected Poems January 16, 2015: The New York Times reviews a new biography about James Laughlin, along with his massive Collected Poems. Laughlin was the founder of New Directions and a prolific poet in his own right. From NYT: [...] by

Announcing The Improbable: Reviews by Booksellers for Booksellers January 13, 2015: A new, monthly collection of little reviews from independent booksellers is up and running! For its first issue, The Improbable feasts on new books from Ed Sanders, Claudia Rankine, Ray Johnson, [...] by