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Poetry in Principle April 20, 2017: Mind-degradable Manifesto I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to issue a manifesto like in the good old days, but any such assertion nowadays always seems to splinter into its ambiguities, [...] by

From ‘Nobody’ to Somebody: The Morgan Library Brings Emily Dickinson in Context March 9, 2017: Meanwhile, PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown visited The Morgan Library yesterday to learn about Emily Dickinson. The poet who has for decades been shrouded by her reputation for wearing white [...] by

Kameelah Rasheed on Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter, History, Strategic Opacity, & Susan Howe March 9, 2017: At Guernica, Kameelah Rasheed, visual artist, history teacher, and the official archivist for Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter, discusses (among many other topics) the frustrating ways that [...] 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

#PoemResearch: Notes on Researching as a Poet February 14, 2017: Late in Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner’s novel about a young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, we receive this capsule description of the research project our narrator [...] by

Susan Howe Awarded 2017 Frost Medal January 25, 2017: The Poetry Society of America has awarded Susan Howe the Frost Medal, the organization’s highest award, presented annually for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. Howe is in good [...] by

A Look Into ‘I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson’ January 23, 2017: At the New York Times Holland Cotter surveys “I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson,” an exhibition of Emily Dickinson relics that opened last week at the [...] by

I’m Trying to Wreck Your Mind, That’s All January 16, 2017: A few people have recently suggested that I write about my poetic evolution. In a poetry community it’s funny how a few can feel like a horde, a clamoring.  “A few people read my book and said [...] by

At LARB: Susan Howe’s Essay-Work Wields a Kind of Magic February 23, 2016: Jonathan Creasy considers Susan Howe’s essays–particularly The Birth-mark: unsettling the wilderness in American literary history, and her more recent work, The Quarry (New Directions, [...] by

What is a Birthplace: Susan Howe Reflects on Her Link to Filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky November 25, 2015: Stefania Helm interviews Susan Howe on the eve of Howe’s recent appearance at Film Society of Lincoln Center, where she introduced The Mirror by Andrei Tarkovsky. More, via Film Society of [...] by