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Reading List: November 2016 November 29, 2016: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the November 2016 issue share some books that held their interest. Kaveh Akbar It’s a funny thing to [...] by

Shane McCrae in Conversation at 32Poems July 22, 2016: Hot off the internet-presses today is Cate Lycurgus’s interview with Shane McCrae at 32Poems. Last year Persea Books published McCrae’s latest collection The Animal Too Big to Kill, which [...] by

Shane McCrae’s The Animal Too Big to Kill March 10, 2016: More at Bookslut: Ryo Yamaguchi reviews Shane McCrae’s book The Animal Too Big to Kill (Persea Books). The work, writes Yamaguchi, should be received in the context of an outraged public [...] by

Heather Christle, Evie Shockley & More Write About Their Teaching January 20, 2016: At Boston Review, a “Teacher Feature” features teachers Evie Shockley, Shane McCrae, DeSales Harrison, and Heather Christle! To welcome the new school semester, these four have written [...] by

A Little Elegy November 4, 2015: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Shane McCrae’s poem, “Still When I Picture It the Face of God Is a White Man’s Face,” appears in the [...] by

What Is Literary Activism? August 18, 2015: This past summer, I was asked to talk about my literary activism as part of an acceptance speech for an award I was receiving. This request threw my current actions into sharp relief. Was I doing [...] by

Redressing the Emperor: Why Poets Matter August 3, 2015: They say you can be a bad person and still make a great thing. They say you can use poetry cynically for your own selfish gain in the name of free speech. But what they don’t say so often, because [...] by

Poetry Crush Presents: Every Day is Valentine’s! February 12, 2014: Poetry Crush’s sweethearts have culled together a quite lovely collection of good tidings for the biggest of hearts this Valentine’s Day. Volume I includes poems by Shane McCrae, Hannah [...] by

Shane McCrae Convos with Canarium at LARB July 12, 2013: At the Los Angele Review of Books, Shane McCrae gets into the nitty gritty of small press publishing with the editors of Canarium Books. The interviews are fascinating documents on how a small press [...] by