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Dan Chiasson & Christopher Lydon Talk About Robert Lowell May 18, 2017: Literary Hub hosts a conversation between Chiasson and Lydon about Lowell, and in particular, about the range of emotion exhibited in his verse. Their conversation pivots off of a nod to Kay [...] by

How an Antihero Learns to Die: Living as Poet and Librarian April 21, 2017: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Alison C. Rollins’s poems “The Beastangel” and “What the Lyric Be” appear in the April 2017 [...] by

Max Liu on Robert Lowell’s Relevance March 2, 2017: This year marks the centenary of American poet Robert Lowell’s birth. The poet whose confessional turn in the ’60s raised many an eyebrow, is according to The Guardian writer Max Liu, [...] by

Robert Lowell, Kay Redfield Jamison Will See You Now March 1, 2017: Kay Redfield Jamison’s biography of the poet infamously dogged by mental illness, Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character, delves into territory [...] by

North & South February 21, 2017: Composed of rustic landscapes public parks are partly dreamscapes set off for communal sharing. —Susan Howe, from “Vagrancy in the Park” “You are my brother” —William Faulkner, [...] by

A Valentine’s Day Medley of Literary Couples February 14, 2017: Happy Valentine’s Day, dear readers. To celebrate, we’d like to direct your attention to Literary Hub, where Emily Temple has compiled a list of the most (and least) beautiful, erudite, [...] by

Robert Lowell’s ‘Sexual Romanticism’ February 5, 2016: The New Republic’s Michelle Dean writes about Robert Lowell’s relationship with his wife, novelist Elizabeth Hardwick, in “Love, Actually.” Quite a header. Though they were [...] by

It’s On! Dear Elizabeth Opens This Weekend at Berkeley Rep. May 29, 2013: That’s right! Acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl’s newest play opens this weekend at Berkeley Repertory Theatre and it’s based on the three-decades-long letter correspondences between [...] by

Jeffrey Yang Leads Us into the Abyss March 20, 2013: “I used to keep a list of books in which ‘the abyss’ appeared — the physical-metaphorical-metaphysical-condition-of-the-bottomless-existence-of-our-darkest-nightmares-realized abyss,” [...] by

Robert Lowell and Flannery O’Connor, a Love Story March 5, 2013: Carlene Bauer’s latest novel imagines the what-coulda-been love story between Robert Lowell and Flannery O’Connor. Though the two were indeed penpals, their epistolary relationship never [...] by