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‘To find kisses pressed in books’: One Hundred Years of Gwendolyn Brooks April 19, 2017: In this year, the centennial celebration of the writer Gwendolyn Brooks, I attended the National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium aptly titled “Our Miss Brooks.” One of the conference [...] by

Poets Cast ‘Golden Shovels’ for Gwendolyn Brooks March 8, 2017: At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock delves into a new anthology, co-edited by Peter Kahn, Patricia Smith, and Ravi Shankar, which pays homage to Gwendolyn Brooks’s poetry. The foreword, written by [...] by

Cave Canem at Twenty: Reflections From ’96 November 30, 2016: Recently, I called upon the mild mannered, ferociously enthusiastic cofounder of Cave Canem, Cornelius Eady. I was curious about his perspective on the last two decades of CC. He shared stories with [...] by

Terrance Hayes Delights Us With Talk of Syntax, Sound, Formal Play, New Poems . . . September 29, 2016: At Best American Poetry, Terrance Hayes is interviewed by Alan Michael Parker. Instigated by a comment Hayes had made earlier this year about “syntax and sound,” this interview explores [...] by

Yes! National Book Foundation Awards Cave Canem for Service to the American Literary Community September 20, 2016: Congratulations to one of our favorite literary organizations, Cave Canem, for being honored with the National Book Foundation’s prestigious Literarian Award. The nonprofit organization, which [...] by

Terrance Hayes’s How to Be Drawn Handles One’s Ghosts June 15, 2016: Terrance Hayes’s How to Be Drawn (Penguin Books, 2016) is reviewed by Christopher Spaide for Boston Review. “How to Be Drawn refines, without drastically rewiring, Hayes’s aesthetic, [...] by

Congratulations to Will Alexander: Winner of the Jackson Poetry Prize April 8, 2016: The Jackson Poetry Prize is awarded annually by Poets & Writers: there is no application process, but rather, the winner is nominated by “an anonymous panel of their peers.” This [...] by

‘Read to Write:’ Boston Globe Visits Terrance Hayes December 15, 2015: In advance of his reading in Boston on Wednesday and Thursday, Boston Globe spends a moment with Terrance Hayes. Hayes shares his advice to writers, his reading list, and more. Poet Terrance Hayes [...] by

New to the Archive October 28, 2015: The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who will be joining us as [...] by

National Book Award Finalists Announced October 14, 2015: The longlist became the shortlist today as the finalists for the National Book Award were announced. NPR has the scoop: Given the kind of year that Ta-Nehisi Coates has been having, it would be tough [...] by