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Dan Chiasson Remembers Bill Knott: ‘an obscure but equally intriguing figure’ March 27, 2017: At the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson remembers the poet Bill Knott, who passed away in 2014. Farrar, Straus & Giroux recently published a selection of Knott’s poetry, I Am Flying Into Myself: [...] by

The New Yorker Unpacks Walt Whitman’s ‘Manly Health’ Articles March 23, 2017: This week, the New Yorker’s Page-Turner section is revealing previously unimaginable aspects of Walt Whitman’s complex literary legacy. Shrouded behind numerous pen names, “Mose [...] by

Hilton Als Remembers Derek Walcott March 20, 2017: Hilton Als reflected on the life of Derek Walcott over the weekend at The New Yorker. “I felt as though I had always known him—not known him, exactly, but seen him, been in his aura, his [...] by

Kevin Young Will Lead The New Yorker’s Poetry Section March 16, 2017: Yesterday, The New Yorker announced that this fall the magazine’s poetry editor, Paul Muldoon, will pass the torch to poet Kevin Young, who currently serves as Director of the Schomburg Center [...] by

‘Sorrow Sells’: The New Yorker Ventures Into the Life of an Insta-Poet March 10, 2017: What inspires tormented souls to pen verses for Instagram? In her article, “The Life of an Instagram Poet,” Sheila Marikar introduces New Yorker readers to one such bard. Reuben Holmes, [...] by

The Oppens Featured at The New Yorker March 9, 2017: The New Yorker’s Miranda Popkey looks into the shared life of Mary and George Oppen, beginning with their decision in 1935 to turn away from their art practices in order to commit themselves to [...] by

New Yorker to Send Daily Poems for Ninety-Two Day/Nights March 6, 2017: To celebrate ninety-two years of printing and publishing the good word, The New Yorker is launching a bot that will send subscribers a daily poem for the next ninety-two days. The magazine’s [...] by

Lou Reed’s Archives Are Coming to the NYPL March 3, 2017: Yesterday would have been the 75th-birthday of the late, great Lou Reed. Reed, who passed away in 2013, left behind a trove of recordings, art, ephemera, and correspondences—including what might be [...] by

On Angel Island Detention Center’s Enduring Verse February 24, 2017: At The New Yorker, Beenish Ahmed meditates on two books, one academic and one in verse, to fathom the plight of Chinese immigrants upon entry to the United States in the late 19th century. On the [...] by

Lending a Helping Hand: The New Yorker Looks at Shakespeare’s Collaborations February 21, 2017: Fumbling through the interwebs this morning, we stumbled upon Daniel Pollack-Pelzner’s recent article in The New Yorker, a review of The New Oxford Shakespeare, with a focus on the radical [...] by