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Barry Schwabsky on ‘A Critic’s Job of Work’ at The Nation March 15, 2016: Poet and art critic Barry Schwabsky contributes to The Nation “A Critic’s Job of Work,” a stellar essay about an art critic’s labors, adapted from the introduction to his [...] by

Barry Schwabsky Considers Recent Exhibitions on Black Mountain College February 29, 2016: At The Nation, Barry Schwabsky writes about the teaching of art, and a related question: Can the art of teaching art be exhibited? Answer, according to Schwabsky: “No, but people keep [...] by

Ange Mlinko Reviews James Merrill: Life and Art at The Nation November 19, 2015: Over at The Nation, Ange Mlinko begins her review of Langdon Hammer’s James Merrill: Life and Art by writing: “Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore: ‘I lived for art, I lived for [...] by

Ann Lauterbach, Edward Snowden, and Peter Maass on ‘Why Privacy Matters’ November 13, 2015: The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College’s “Why Privacy Matters” conference ended with a discussion between Ann Lauterbach, Edward Snowden, and Peter Maass on the importance of [...] by

Resisting Closure: The Nation’s Ange Mlinko Reflects on Jorie Graham October 30, 2015: The Nation’s Poetry Editor Ange Mlinko reflects on Jorie Graham’s international career, considering its tragedy within the overall landscape of Modernism. More: In her 2003 Paris Review [...] by

Susan Howe Renders Wallace Stevens Luminous at The Nation October 16, 2015: At The Nation, Susan Howe on the essence of Wallace Stevens. “The poetry of Wallace Stevens makes me happy. This is the simple truth,” she writes. “I owe him an incalculable [...] by

Words on Barry Schwabsky’s New Volume of Essays, Words for Art June 9, 2014: Poet Barry Schwabsky is well known for his criticism–as art editor of The Nation, frequent contributor to Hyperallergic, among others— “one has the sense that casting so wide a net was [...] by

On the ‘Minor’ Ambition of Denise Levertov January 22, 2014: The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov is reviewed by Adam Plunkett for The Nation. “’There are so many pressures on me,’ Levertov told Duncan. ‘I am only half here.’ She [...] by

Ange Mlinko on the Emily Dickinson Archives January 14, 2014: At The Nation, Ange Mlinko weighs in on Emily Dickinson’s appearances in archives, and on Jen Bervin and Marta Werner’s Gorgeous Nothings. From The Nation— I can’t quite get past [...] by

Roxane Gay to Start Blogging at The Nation September 12, 2013: Author and cultural-critic, Roxanne Gay, will be blogging for the next two weeks at The Nation. Her goal? To diversify the literary conversation across all genres. According to Carolyn Kellogg, of [...] by