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Nice Work Dylan, but Tagore Got There First January 25, 2017: We all know the first songwriter to win the Nobel was NOT Bob Dylan, right? Of course that honor went to none other than poet, artist, songwriter, performer Rabindranath Tagore. Now that we’re [...] by

Searching for Tía Harriet September 30, 2016: Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure, I get the prestige and the fact [...] by

China’s NSFW Translation of Rabindranath Tagore February 9, 2016: With lines like “The world unzipped his pants in front of his lover. Long as a French kiss, slim as a line of a poem,” China is in an uproar over novelist Feng Teng’s new translation of [...] by

Rabindranath Tagore’s Paintings on Exhibit July 10, 2012: Poet Rabindranath Tagore’s paintings are on exhibit at the National Visual Arts Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, which showcases 49 of his works. From New Straits Times: The paintings, most of which [...] by

Tagore’s Soul and Raymond Carver’s “Happiness” February 29, 2012: Diving into the Poetry magazine archives, we came across this minimal ad for Rabindranath Tagore’s Sheaves: Poems and Songs on the back of the February 1933 issue: New poems by India’s beloved [...] by