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Nick Laird Discusses Contemporary Poetry’s Possible Interventions at The Guardian March 20, 2017: A new anthology co-edited by Nick Laird and Don Paterson reinforces contemporary poetry’s ability to shut down demagoguery by embracing differences. While introducing Guardian readers to The [...] by

RIP Derek Walcott, 1930-2017 March 17, 2017: We awoke today to discover poet and playwright Derek Walcott has died. He was 87. Walcott was a towering figure in world literature, taking home almost every conceivable honor that might be bestowed [...] by

Poetry & Archeology Collide March 13, 2017: It’s not often we feature archeological discoveries on this humble blog. But today we’ll treat you to a wonderful moment of intersection between poetry and a recent dig in Egypt that [...] by

Windham-Campbell Prize Surprises Australian Poet Ali Cobby Eckermann March 3, 2017: Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann just won a Windham-Campbell award, which brings her $165,000 (the awards were announced last week, with another prize in Poetry going to Carolyn [...] by

Max Liu on Robert Lowell’s Relevance March 2, 2017: This year marks the centenary of American poet Robert Lowell’s birth. The poet whose confessional turn in the ’60s raised many an eyebrow, is according to The Guardian writer Max Liu, [...] by

Guardian Readers Meet Grindr’s First Poet in Residence: Max Wallis February 28, 2017: From now on, a new, monthly video poem by Max Wallis will flash before the eyes of Grindr users. Wallis, a fashion model and poet, the face that’s launched a thousand ships into an Evian sea, [...] by

Love & Poetry: A Look at Michael Dransfield & Paula Keogh February 27, 2017: The Guardian delves into the love story between Paula Keogh and Australian poet Michael Dransfield after they met in a psychiatric hospital in the 1970s. Keogh was at work on a dissertation about [...] by

Ezra Pound & The Bughouse February 20, 2017: The Guardian takes a look at Daniel Swift’s new book about Ezra Pound and his years spent unraveling during and after the Second World War. In The Bughouse, Swift examines the United [...] by

Canadian Professor Discovers Footage of Marcel Proust! February 17, 2017: Did you hear that Marcel Proust exists in video now? At The Guardian, Kim Willshire tells us of Canadian professor Jean-Pierre Sirois-Trahan, whose believes a film he discovered at Centre National du [...] by

Filmmaker Ebrahim Golestan Discusses Poet Forough Farrokhzad February 13, 2017: Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Golestan tells the Guardian about his romantic connection with poet Forough Farrokhzad. Known as one of the most significant voices in contemporary Iranian poetry, [...] by