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The New Yorker Recalls Basil Bunting and the Now-Prescient ‘Briggflatts’ August 3, 2016: At Page-Turner, Christopher Spaide picks up Basil Bunting, noting the publication of his famous “Briggflatts” in Poetry, January 1966. “[I]t was a sensation: a spectacular second [...] by

Dan Chiasson Reviews Jana Prikryl’s Debut Collection of Poetry August 2, 2016: At the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson reads Jana Prikyl’s debut collection of poetry The After Party. A sprawling rumination on past events, Chiasson writes that Prikyl’s collection is as much [...] by

A Particular Frequency: Stevie Smith’s All the Poems July 27, 2016: Cynthia Zarin pens “The Uneasy Verse of Stevie Smith” for the New Yorker’s Page-Turner this week. Zarin is reading All the Poems (New Directions), the updated edition of Stevie [...] by

New Yorker on Yves Bonnefoy’s Poetry July 14, 2016: The New Yorker’s “Page Turner” column revisits the poetry of Yves Bonnefoy, who passed away this month at 93, as we mentioned last week. In his column, Sam Sacks explains that [...] by

Page Turner: Reginald Dwayne Betts at The New Yorker July 5, 2016: The New Yorker’s Elisa Gonzalez profiles poet Reginald Dwayne Betts for the magazine’s “Page Turner” column: “As we talked, outlasting the other diners, he bounced from [...] by

New Yorker Dons the ‘Pearl’ June 20, 2016: In the pages of the New Yorker, Josephine Livingstone meets with Oxford Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage to discuss the medieval poem, “Pearl,” written by an unknown author about a [...] by

On Poetry & Social Change: Claudia Rankine Discusses Adrienne Rich at New Yorker May 13, 2016: In the most recent New Yorker, Claudia Rankine discusses Adrienne Rich’s impact on her poetry, and explores Rich’s lifelong engagement with literature and social justice movements. More: [...] by

Ocean Vuong Interviewed for All Things Considered April 25, 2016: At NPR’s All Things Considered, poet Ocean Vuong discusses his debut collection, Night Sky With Exit Wounds (Copper Canyon Press, 2016), preserving his Vietnamese culture in the U.S., and more. [...] by

Times I’ve Got Paid April 21, 2016: It strikes me that Eileen Myles is the first person in this series of pieces about money and poetry to name dollar amounts. I think this is a working class origins thing. I don’t think I can claim [...] by

Marianne Moore’s Rebirth April 15, 2016: At the New Yorker Adrienne Raphel draws our attention to the fervent, outspoken readers immersed in Marianne Moore’s literary oeuvre—from Linda Leavell, Moore’s biographer, to Jonathan [...] by