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Amanda Gorman Named National Youth Poet Laureate April 28, 2017: Poets & Writers reports that nineteen-year-old Amanda Gorman of Los Angeles has been named the first National Youth Poet Laureate! “The unprecedented title, to be awarded annually, honors [...] by

Congratulations to Patricia Spears Jones, Jackson Poetry Prize Winner! April 18, 2017: Poets & Writers announced the winner of the 2017 Jackson Poetry Prize today: Patricia Spears Jones! Each year, the prize honors “an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider [...] by

Poets & Writers Celebrates Ten of This Year’s Poetry Debuts December 15, 2016: For the twelfth year in a row, Poets & Writers spends a moment with new authors in order to ask how they got to where they are today, and where they intend on going. This year’s glimpse at [...] by

Tin House Editor Rob Spillman Spills All to Poets & Writers October 13, 2016: Tin House editor and writer Rob Spillman is interviewed at Poets & Writers! “Spillman entered the book industry the old-fashioned way: with a much-loved job at a used bookstore in high [...] by

Just Buffalo Literary Center Featured in Poets & Writers September 1, 2016: A Poets & Writers feature on the Just Buffalo Literary Center! “Just Buffalo began as a small reading series at the city’s Allentown Community Center,” writes Maya C. Popa. [...] by

Congratulations to Will Alexander: Winner of the Jackson Poetry Prize April 8, 2016: The Jackson Poetry Prize is awarded annually by Poets & Writers: there is no application process, but rather, the winner is nominated by “an anonymous panel of their peers.” This [...] by

Poets & Writers Looks at 2015 Debut Poetry Collections December 15, 2015: As the end of the year lists begin to stack up, we’d like to draw your attention to Poets & Writers’ in depth look at debut collections from 2015. Dana Isokawa helps us navigate this [...] by

Copper Canyon’s Michael Wiegers Talks to Poets & Writers October 20, 2015: In their new issue, Poets & Writers features Michael Wiegers, editor in chief of Copper Canyon Press. From the operation rooms of Fort Worden, in Port Townsend, Washington, to working with Allan [...] by

The Shutdown of the University of Hong Kong’s MFA Program in Context September 10, 2015: Poets & Writers breaks down the breakdown (hey!) of the University of Hong Kong’s five-year-old MFA program, which announced its imminent closure (to the program’s founding [...] by

Sotheby’s to Auction Significant Collection of Sylvia Plath Material November 17, 2014: Poets & Writers points us to a Sotheby’s auction for Sylvia Plath fans: With an estimated value of 150,000—250,000 USD, the lot up for bid as part of the Fine Books & Manuscripts, [...] by