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Washington Post Reviews Solmaz Sharif’s Look and More July 14, 2016: Washington Post poetry reviewer Elizabeth Lund invites readers to take a look inside a few of her favorite collections each month. For the month of July, she’s chosen works by Solmaz Sharif, [...] by

Peter Balakian, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry April 19, 2016: The 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced yesterday, with Peter Balakian, the author of Ozone Journal (University of Chicago Press), taking it home for Poetry. “The title poem of Peter [...] by

Found: Rare Walt Whitman Letter Written on Behalf of Civil War Soldier March 11, 2016: The Washington Post reports that a rare Walt Whitman letter, one of only three known to exist, has been discovered at the National Archives. “ ‘My dear wife,’ it began, ‘you must [...] by

Obama Nominates Chief Executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Carla Hayden, to be Librarian of Congress February 25, 2016: Carla Hayden rose to public eye when she decided to keep the the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore open during civil unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. [...] by

Washington Post’s February ‘Must Reads’ List Features Kevin Young, Jennifer Grotz, & Dana Gioia February 10, 2016: Elizabeth Lund’s “Best Poetry Books for February” list (“It’s not just about love poetry”—whew, thank goodness!) delves into Kevin Young’s recent Blue [...] by

Washington Post Reviews Martín Espada, Camille Rankine and more January 14, 2016: The Washington Post’s Elizabeth Lund writes that the best poetry books of January 2016 tackle “race, current events, love and loss.” What should you be reading to start this year [...] by

Greetings from Pablo Neruda’s ‘Love Nest’ November 20, 2015: Yes, in this episode of “Poetry Cribs” (it doesn’t really exist, but we wish it did…) Washington Post takes a gander at Pablo Neruda’s “love nest” in the [...] by

Auden Aplenty: Michael Dirda Reviews The Complete Works of Auden at Washington Post September 10, 2015: Michael Dirda reviews Volumes V and VI of The Complete Works of Auden (newly published by Princeton University Press) for The Washington Post. “Auden’s journalism and criticism, like his [...] by

Jen Benka to the Naysayers: Poetry Is Blooming, Not Dying May 12, 2015: At the Huffington Post, Jen Benka—poet and director of The Academy of American Poets—responds to the onslaught of “Is Poetry Dead?” articles that arrive each April, just in time for [...] by

What’s Howard University without E. Ethelbert Miller and the African American Resource Center? May 7, 2015: At the Washington Post Courtland Milloy is in support of E. Ethelbert Miller, who was unexpectedly let-go from his job as director of Howard University’s African American Resource Center [...] by