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Trending, Thanks to the Poetry Coalition: #WeComeFromEverything March 29, 2017: The “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration” project–engined by a national Poetry Coalition that comprises over 25 poetry organizations (including us!)–is [...] by

From ‘Nobody’ to Somebody: The Morgan Library Brings Emily Dickinson in Context March 9, 2017: Meanwhile, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown visited The Morgan Library yesterday to learn about Emily Dickinson. The poet who has for decades been shrouded by her reputation for wearing white [...] by

Poets Cast ‘Golden Shovels’ for Gwendolyn Brooks March 8, 2017: At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock delves into a new anthology, co-edited by Peter Kahn, Patricia Smith, and Ravi Shankar, which pays homage to Gwendolyn Brooks’s poetry. The foreword, written by [...] by

F. Douglas Brown & Geffrey Davis Discuss Fatherhood in Begotten February 15, 2017: At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock meets with F. Douglas Brown and Geffrey Davis to discuss poetry as a platform that engages with the complexities of fatherhood, in an age when growing up black in [...] by

Kaveh Akbar Shares Poems From Seven Countries Affected by Trump’s Unlawful Ban January 30, 2017: Over the weekend, Kaveh Akbar collected and tweeted out work from poets from the seven countries affected by the alarming, disturbing, and immoral EO issued this weekend. The poems are now readable [...] by

Ron Padgett’s Four Original Poems for Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson January 26, 2017: Ron Padgett discusses the poems he composed for inclusion in Jim Jarmusch’s film Paterson, starring Adam Driver, for PBS NewsHour. They’ve also printed one of the four poems, titled [...] by

Monica Youn, Writers, Protest Trump Administration January 17, 2017: Jeffrey Brown of PBS NewsHour shares his conversation with poet Monica Youn on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration this week. Youn, who is “not used to responding to particular current [...] by

PBS NewsHour: ‘There’s Never Been a Better Time for Publishing Poetry’ December 21, 2016: PBS NewsHour visits with Graywolf Press and Executive Editor, Jeff Schotts. Schotts has lead the press for many years. Press and publisher are part of a thriving literary community in Minneapolis. [...] by

Layli Long Soldier Speaks Out at PBS NewsHour December 7, 2016: “I took time to let my spirit fly and be happy,” poet Layli Long Soldier says to PBS NewsHour’s Mary Jo Brooks in response to news over the weekend of the Dakota pipeline’s [...] by

Whitman Descendant Works With Poets to Take Set of Portraits November 9, 2016: Corinne Segal writes for PBS NewsHour about Whitman’s Descendants, a book of photography from Walt Whitman descendant B.A. Van Sise. “‘Whitman’s Descendants’ is a striking set of [...] by