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Sublime Deformations of Nature April 4, 2017: Is poetry the hot new soundtrack for fashion? Earlier this year, during New York Fashion Week, designer Tracy Reese asked four poets–Aja Monet, Dorothea Lasky, Jenny Zhang and Leslie Reese–to [...] by

Boston Review’s Political and Literary Podcast Released for Inauguration Day January 24, 2017: Boston Review, noting the absence of poetry at the inauguration this weekend, released instead the fourth episode of A Political and Literary Podcast, featuring six American poets: Stephen Burt, Lynn [...] by

Melissa Range Converses With Stephen Burt at Literary Hub December 22, 2016: Most recently the author of Scriptorium (Beacon Press, 2016), selected by Tracy K. Smith as a winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series, Melissa Range speaks with Harvard Professor of English Stephen [...] by

Stephen Burt Grapples With Poetry ‘in the Age of Trump’ November 30, 2016: Like many of us, poet and critic Stephen Burt is still struggling to determine how poetry can matter on the verge of a “kleptocratic, potentially authoritarian, generation-long takeover.” [...] by

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

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