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Rest in Peace, Maurice Kenny (1929–2016) April 27, 2016: We are saddened to report that poet and SUNY professor Maurice Kenny–known for poetry that explored his Mohawk heritage–has passed away at the age of 86. “Mr. Kenny, who taught [...] by

A Visit to Kevin Young’s Home Office April 4, 2016: The New York Times’s “A Writer’s Room” series opens the doors to readers’ favorite living authors’ “toolsheds.” What work environments do contemporary [...] by

NY Times Follows First Folio to Its South Dakota Debut March 29, 2016: Prompted by the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Folger Shakespeare Library is sending a flock of William Shakespeare’s First Folios on a nationwide tour called First Folio: The [...] by

RIP Jim Harrison March 28, 2016: Over the weekend we were saddened by the news of the death of poet and novelist Jim Harrison at the age of 78. The New York Times reports: Jim Harrison, whose lust for life — and sometimes just [...] by

The Case of the Headless Bard March 25, 2016: Did an 18th century doctor rob poor William Shakespeare of his noggin? Perhaps, reports Christopher D. Shea at the New York Times. As it turns out, recent scans of the Bard’s grave show [...] by

New York Times Visits Juan Delgado and Thomas McGovern in San Bernardino February 23, 2016: Following up after the recent tragedy in San Bernardino, New York Times visits poet Juan Delgado and photographer Thomas McGovern who collaborated on a book called Vital Signs published by Heyday in [...] by

Heather Phillipson Lives Where Poetic Expression and Contemporary Art Collide February 15, 2016: New York Times’s Ben Eastham spends a moment with British multidisciplinary artist and Faber-author Heather Phillipson who, like Frank O’Hara, finds solace in the place where visual art [...] by

Lisa Lucas to Become Executive Director of the National Book Foundation February 11, 2016: The third executive director of the organization, following Harold Augenbraum, who has served as E.D. since 2003, Ms. Lucas is the first woman to lead the National Book Foundation. She leaves behind [...] by

China’s NSFW Translation of Rabindranath Tagore February 9, 2016: With lines like “The world unzipped his pants in front of his lover. Long as a French kiss, slim as a line of a poem,” China is in an uproar over novelist Feng Teng’s new translation of [...] by

Huffington Post Introduces 20 Young Writers of Color and Their Favorite Poems February 9, 2016: Huffington Post takes on the New York Times’s très homogenous literature coverage with this meritorious list of exceptional young writers in their twenties, and the poems to which they aspire. [...] by