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Thank You Internet: The Guardian on Rising Popularity of Women Poets August 1, 2016: Readers are becoming familiar with the work of more women poets thanks to (a) the internet and (b) the 24-hour news cycle. While times are tough, writes Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, we’re turning to [...] by

Nicholas Lezard Reviews Penguin Modern Poets No. 1 July 26, 2016: At the Guardian, Nicholas Lezard reviews iteration numero uno of the re-vamped Penguin Modern Poets Series: a collection featuring work by Anne Carson, Emily Berry, and Sophie Collins. Getting people [...] by

Kirsten Dunst to Direct The Bell Jar July 22, 2016: Mademoiselle! Kirsten Dunst is set to direct her debut feature, a film adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, reports the Guardian. More from Catherine Shoard: Dakota Fanning has been [...] by

Kate Clanchy Draws Out Untold Stories at the Guardian July 15, 2016: What’s it like to teach poetry to the children of refugees? At the Guardian, Kate Clanchy shares her experience teaching a workshop with the intention of drawing out their untold stories. It [...] by

Meet the UK’s First ‘Door-to-Door Poet’: Rowan McCabe July 11, 2016: The Guardian looks at the first “door-to-door poet,” a 25-year-old artist named Rowan McCabe, who brought his bespoke verse–and a yellow placard that said “Poems 4 [...] by

Teen Perspective at the Guardian July 8, 2016: How to get teenage boys to read poetry? One “Secret Scribbler” at the Guardian argues that collections by Ted Hughes and Simon Armitage are good places to start. More: One of the shocks [...] by

The Poetic Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami July 6, 2016: We’d be remiss not to mention the July 4 passing of filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. He was 76. The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw remembers Iran’s greatest cinematic poet. [...] by

The Guardian Gives Poem of the Week to Denise Riley, Whose Say Something Back Is Shortlisted for Forward Prize 2016 June 16, 2016: The Guardian’s poem of the week is “Death makes the dead metaphor revive” by Denise Riley. Carol Rumens looks closely at the poem, putting it in the context of Riley’s other [...] by

Penguin Modern Poets Strikes Back! June 14, 2016: Guardian reports that the Penguin Modern Poets Series, the UK’s publisher of such luminaries as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Stevie Smith, is relaunching in order to highlight a new [...] by

Lorin Stein in Conversation With Frederick Seidel About Widening Income Inequality June 10, 2016: At The Guardian, Harvard-educated student of Ezra Pound and Robert Lowell, Frederick Seidel, speaks with Paris Review editor Lorin Stein about his new collection of poetry Widening Income Inequality. [...] by