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‘My Body as an Argument, a Site of Proof and Contention’: Morgan Parker’s NYT Op-Ed November 21, 2016: In a New York Times op-ed, Morgan Parker, author of the forthcoming poetry collection There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé, bravely articulates her struggle to remain strong in spite of a [...] by

The New York Times Reviews Dead Poets Society, Starring Jason Sudeikis November 21, 2016: While we were blowing our nose, Dead Poets Society previews started at Classic Stage Company. The play stars Jason Sudeikis! The New York Times got Ben Brantley a ticket, and he has this to say about [...] by

Michael O’Brien (1939–2016) November 18, 2016: Poet Michael O’Brien passed away last week, on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in New York. Peter O’Leary, a decade-long friend, remembers him at Flood Editions, the home for [...] by

2016 Election, Poetry Slam Edition November 4, 2016: Our friends at Bad Lip Reading and the New York Times are in conversation today. Sure, they’re talking about the election, but what we’re interested in is the poetry angle! Where did you [...] by

Richard Serra’s 10 Favorite Books at T: The New York Times Style Magazine November 1, 2016: Want to create mind-bendingly cool sculptures like Richard Serra? You might consider exploring his reading list, which includes poetry by Paul Celan, Harold Bloom’s The Anxiety of Influence, [...] by

‘Moore Seen Through a Spyglass’: NY Times Reviews Marie Ponsot’s Collected Poems October 27, 2016: Ever since City Lights published Marie Ponsot’s first collection of poetry in 1956 (when she was 35) she has continuously published completely brilliant poetry. Now, at 95, her Collected Poems [...] by

Nobel Academy Member Calls Dylan’s Silence ‘Impolite and Arrogant’ October 24, 2016: Bob Dylan has not yet responded or reached out to the Swedish Academy regarding his Nobel Prize win. The New York Times reports that “[o]n Saturday, an academy member called Mr. Dylan [...] by

Bob Dylan Honored With 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature October 13, 2016: For years Bob Dylan’s named circulated as a long-shot for the Nobel (100/1 odds in 2011), and today we are surprised and delighted to find the revolutionary folksinger, songwriter, poet, and [...] by

National Book Award Shortlist Announced! October 10, 2016: Last week the shortlist for the National Book Awards was announced (original longlist here). The four finalists in Poetry: Daniel Borzutzky’s The Performance of Becoming Human (Brooklyn Arts [...] by

New York Times Reports on David Budbill’s Life and Legacy October 3, 2016: He was a “beloved voice of the Vermont mountains with a rough-hewed personality and a gift for expressing the essence of the state and its people in burnished monosyllables.” Known for [...] by