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Stephen Burt Close-Reads Allan Peterson’s ‘Epigraph’ September 9, 2016: Stephen Burt looks at a particular poem by Florida visual artist and poet Allan Peterson for Slate, writing that the lines of “Epigraph” “say how he sees the world: literally how he [...] by

Max Ritvo & Heather Hartley Reviewed at LARB September 6, 2016: At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Stephen Burt looks at Max Ritvo’s debut book, Four Reincarnations, and Heather Hartley’s Adult Swim, her second collection. Burt approaches Ritvo’s [...] by

Stephen Burt Considers Andrew Maxwell’s Trifecta of Aphorism, Lyric, and the Avant-Garde July 29, 2016: “What if a poet wants at once to write aphoristically, or apothegmatically, and to write lyric (personal, inward, emotional), and to write as part of a post-avant-garde?” asks Stephen [...] by

Stephen Burt Looks at the Poetics of Fatherhood June 22, 2016: At Boston Review, Stephen Burt considers poetry in the space of fatherhood. “The poetry of fatherhood is not so new, in part because more men have been able to publish,” writes Burt. [...] by

At Jacket Copy, Stephen Burt Introduces Readers to Poet Janine Joseph May 6, 2016: Hey! We know that guy! But who’s Janine Joseph? At Jacket Copy, Stephen Burt introduces the world to Janine Joseph: a fantastic writer from the Philippines who’s making waves in our [...] by

At Boston Review: Laynie Browne Writes to C. D. Wright February 15, 2016: At Boston Review, Laynie Browne offers a lyric remembrance of and for C. D. Wright, whose recent passing has shocked and saddened the poetry community. In “Lilies,” Browne begins in [...] by

Stephen Burt Remembers C. D. Wright January 21, 2016: The outpouring of tributes and remembrances of C. D. Wright, across publications and on social media, has been much expected and yet still astonishing. As we reported last week, Wright died in her [...] by

Context/Decontext: A Conversation with Johannes Göransson October 20, 2015: Utrecht, The Netherlands & Notre Dame, Indiana, USA Here is a chance to reflect on book reviewing, and here is something to tell you up front: I am an impossibly slow reader and writer, and no [...] by

Juliana Spahr’s That Winter the Wolf Came Featured at The New York Times Sunday Book Review August 28, 2015: The New York Times’s Stephen Burt reviews Juliana Spahr’s newest collection That Winter the Wolf Came, published by Commune Editions. Burt, poet and Professor of English at Harvard [...] by

Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets (Part 1) August 25, 2015: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” —Audre Lorde While I am very much a fan of recovery [...] by