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Nicholas Kristof’s Donald Trump Poetry Contest Winners February 13, 2017: When Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times held a Donald Trump Poetry Contest, did he expect 2,000 people to enter? Last week, he published the winners. “Some people stand up to President [...] by

New Bishop Biography Falls Short, Writes NYT February 2, 2017: Although the poet Elizabeth Bishop valued concise messaging, Megan Marshall’s concise new Bishop biography is unfortunately “dispiriting,” according to Dwight Garner at New York [...] by

A Look Into ‘I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson’ January 23, 2017: At the New York Times Holland Cotter surveys “I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson,” an exhibition of Emily Dickinson relics that opened last week at the [...] by

At the New York Times, Mary Ruefle’s New Wave January 16, 2017: For the New York Times’s Book Review section, Ben Ratliff reads Mary Ruefle’s newest Wave collection, My Private Property, containing “short reports” on subjects ranging from [...] by

Chinese Doctor Pens Poem From Cancer’s Perspective January 12, 2017: A Chinese doctor, Dr. Zhao Xiaogang, deputy chief of thoracic surgery at Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital of Tongji University, realized his dream of becoming a published poet after a stint at the [...] by

Daniel Halpern Answers ‘Why Poetry?’ January 3, 2017: For NYT’s Book Review section, Daniel Halpern brings together an esteemed collective with a variety of answers to questions about poetry’s impact financially, emotionally, and otherwise. [...] by

Etel Adnan, Suzanne Buffam & More Chosen for New York Times’s Best Poetry of 2016 December 23, 2016: David Orr has picked his favorite books of poetry from 2016 for the New York Times. “Here are 10 poetry collections published in 2016 that do the art form proud, even if none of their authors [...] by

Bob Dylan’s Letter of Acceptance for the Nobel Prize December 12, 2016: Bob Dylan’s acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize, which was sent as a letter and read by Azita Raji at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Saturday, is transcribed and posted at the New York [...] by

NYT Observes the Death of Robert A. Wilson, Phoenix Book Shop Proprietor December 9, 2016: The New York Times reports that Robert A. Wilson, proprietor of the Phoenix Book Shop—a haunt popular with New York City’s poets—has died. “Allen Ginsberg was a regular. Diane di [...] by

For Icelanders, Poetry Is King December 2, 2016: For all of its beautiful vistas and geothermal pools, it seems like folks in Iceland just can’t stop reading poetry. In the New York Times’s “What in the World” section, [...] by