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Posts Tagged ‘The New York Times’

‘Even the spirits get a say’: A Look Into James Merrill’s Ouija Poems August 30, 2016: At the New York Times, there’s more high praise for Langdon Hammer’s 2015 biography of James Merrill, which Dwight Garner deems “among the best literary biographies of the [...] by

Rest in Peace, Max Joseph Ritvo (1990–2016) August 25, 2016: The generous, loving, funny, thoughtful, brilliant poet and person Max Joseph Ritvo died on August 23, 2016, after a long battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. We here at [...] by

New York Times Considers Daniel Nadler’s Poetry (And Search Engines) August 10, 2016: In addition to running one of the tech world’s most intriguing companies, Kensho, Daniel Nadler is a poet. After studying with Jorie Graham at Harvard, while immersed in technology, Nadler [...] by

Claudia Rankine Notes the Influence of Poets on Teju Cole in His New Book of Essays August 10, 2016: Claudia Rankine reviews Teju Coles’s new book of essays, Known and Strange Things (Random House), for the New York Times. “Cole shares [Harold] Bloom’s interest in the fraught and [...] by

Author Andrew Solomon’s Ten Favorite Reads Includes Elizabeth Bishop, Carl Sandburg August 8, 2016: The author and frequent New Yorker and New York Times correspondent Andrew Solomon is featured in One Grand’s column “My 10 Favorite Books” this week. His picks? Elizabeth Bishop [...] by

Congratulations to Kevin Young: Named New Director of NYC’s Schomburg Center August 2, 2016: Hurray! Congratulations are in order for poet, scholar, and curator of rare books at Emory University Kevin Young, who will become the Schomburg Center’s new director. The internet is abuzz [...] by

Roxane Gay on Google’s ‘Deafening and Disturbing’ Silence Around Their Deletion of Dennis Cooper’s Blog August 1, 2016: Roxane Gay throws her two cents to the New York Times about the case of the missing Dennis Cooper blog. “I never know what to expect when I read it, but I always know I will be provoked, [...] by

A Look at American Artist Lisa Yuskavage’s Library July 25, 2016: For its column “My Bookshelf, Myself” New York Times asks painter Lisa Yuskavage about her ten favorite reads. Among her selections: Wallace Stevens’s The Palm at the End of the [...] by

The New York Times Reports on Israeli Defense Minister’s Comparing Mahmoud Darwish to Hitler July 25, 2016: The New York Times’s James Glanz writes about the Israeli defense minister’s comparison of Palestine’s national poet, Mahmoud Darwish, to Adolf Hitler, after a program aired on [...] by

Brazil’s Interim President, Michel Temer ‘Gets His Poetry On’ July 20, 2016: Described in this New York Times profile as a “button-down career politician whose demeanor is so cryptically ceremonious that his rivals liken him to a butler in a horror movie”—it may [...] by