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Status Update: Censorship Continues in Burma November 6, 2015: On Thursday morning, Burmese police whisked 23-year-old poet Maung Saungkha into an unmarked car and sped away. Saungkha had been in hiding for four weeks after posting a Facebook status update [...] by

Connecticut Teacher Forced to Resign After Teaching Allen Ginsberg June 1, 2015: Seriously? Seriously. South Windsor Connecticut School District recently forced longtime, award-winning teacher, David Olio, to resign after discussing Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Please [...] by

‘The Work of the New World’s First Great Lyric Genius’: Introducing Sister Juana November 11, 2014: Look no farther than The Daily Beast for, not a beast, but, in fact, the most enlightened Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Mexican nun, self-taught scholar, and poet. Not only did she shake up the minds [...] by

Sappho Delights Us With Some NEW POEMS (on Papyrus) January 29, 2014: Oh goddess, this is best news of all time: “A chance inquiry by an unidentified collector” has resulted in the discovery of new poems from SAPPHO. As The Daily Beast reports: …[A] [...] by

Paul Muldoon’s Five Favorite Rock-And-Roll Books February 21, 2013: When the New York Times Magazine recently asked, What Makes a Writer Want to Rock Out? it was primarily thinking about fiction writers. But what about poets? If you were in New York yesterday, you [...] by