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Blaine Greteman on ‘Poetry in the Age of Trump’ November 18, 2016: Just two months until Trump’s presidency is a reality and already it’s shaping conversation in courses about poetry, which—as Blaine Greteman writes, quoting W.H. Auden—”makes [...] by

Whitman Descendant Works With Poets to Take Set of Portraits November 9, 2016: Corinne Segal writes for PBS NewsHour about Whitman’s Descendants, a book of photography from Walt Whitman descendant B.A. Van Sise. “‘Whitman’s Descendants’ is a striking set of [...] by

Real American Places: Edward Weston Collaborates With Leaves of Grass October 21, 2016: Hyperallergic’s Allison Meier previews the Huntington’s exhibition Real American Places: Edward Weston & Leaves of Grass, which opens this Saturday in San Marino, California. [...] by

Whitman’s Next Star Turn: Car Commercials September 1, 2016: In an effort to advertise its newest model, the S90, Volvo has launched an advertising campaign (“discovering the open road”) that features a commercial which pairs Walt Whitman’s [...] by

University of Houston Graduate Student Discovers Whitman’s ‘Manly Health’ May 2, 2016: Recently, while surfing “digital databases of 19th century magazines,” University of Houston graduate student in English Zachary Turpin, uncovered Walt Whitman’s lost series of [...] by

Seeing Whitman Through the Lens of Business March 22, 2016: In an article at Business Investor Daily Daniel Allott discusses Walt Whitman’s professional choices and progress as an example of best business and investment practices. Walt Whitman is often [...] 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

‘Leaves of Grass’ Psychedelically Explored October 12, 2015: Hyperallergic takes a look at a new animated rendition of the epic Walt Whitman poem, “Leaves of Grass.” Crafted by Sophie Koko Gate, the animation is “basically a Walt Whitman [...] by

Aaron Kunin Points to the Aesthetic Ground September 29, 2015: “Would Vanessa Place Be a Better Poet If She Had Better Opinions?” asks Aaron Kunin at Nonsite. Kunin posits that Place’s work might just be “poorly written,” [...] by

From Whitman To Walmart June 8, 2015: for Timothy McNair and for The Mongrel Coalition Against Gringpo “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” –Audre Lorde [...] by