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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

‘As Much About Language As It Is About War’: PBS NewsHour Features Solmaz Sharif September 21, 2016: Solmaz Sharif’s newest book Look (a finalist for this year’s National Book Award) combines language culled from a Defense Department dictionary with prisoners’, victims’, and [...] by

Caitlin Doyle’s ‘Brief History of the Bikini’ at PBS NewsHour August 31, 2016: At PBS NewsHour, Mary Jo Brooks learns about poet Caitlin Doyle’s creative process. Doyle’s poem, “A Brief History of the Bikini,” written “to explore cultural attitudes [...] by

Jacqueline Woodson Talks Bushwick at PBS NewsHour August 24, 2016: The author of National Book Award-winning poetry collection Brown Girl Dreaming, and our own Young People’s Poet Laureate, Jacqueline Woodson is at work on her second novel, Another Brooklyn. [...] by