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So Much Depends: On the Particular, the Personal, & the Political April 3, 2017: 1 Last November, on election day, on a flight from New York to Chicago, I reread William Carlos Williams’s Spring and All.  I planned to assign it for a graduate poetics seminar I was teaching in [...] by

Autumn Und Heil March 15, 2017: Nov 9 Work all the time—manic depression but learn to use yourself: when up, drive in—when down assume the clerk–there’s plenty of room for both. —William Carlos Williams In your [...] by

#PoemResearch: Notes on Researching as a Poet February 14, 2017: Late in Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner’s novel about a young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, we receive this capsule description of the research project our narrator [...] by

Jim Jarmusch Discusses Paterson at NPR December 30, 2016: Jim Jarmusch’s new movie, Paterson pays tribute to two of the director’s favorite subjects: poetry and cities. Jarmusch’s Paterson is based on the epic poem by William Carlos [...] by

TIME for Jim Jarmusch… December 23, 2016: Jim Jarmusch is, in particular, a fan of the New York School poets Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery. However, his newest film, Paterson, traces the development of a character modeled after William [...] by

The Sixth Borough, Culturally: New Jersey December 9, 2016: The UC Press blog series “The ‘Six’ Boroughs,” celebrating Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, concludes with a look at [...] by

Breaking Bubbles November 21, 2016: “It is difficult to get the news from poetry, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.” —William Carlos Williams I have that quote from William Carlos Williams [...] by

We Can Be Heroes: Poets Live Large on the Big Screen October 5, 2016: From Jim Jarmusch’s “Paterson” to Pablo Larrain’s “Neruda,” this year’s New York Film Festival lineup includes movies where poets are the protagonists and literature [...] by

Filmmaker Magazine Posts Trailer for Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson October 3, 2016: It’s the movie inspired by William Carlos Williams that we’ve all been waiting for! Paterson stars Adam Driver as Williams, who we follow as he travels through the epic modernist [...] by

Searching for Tía Harriet September 30, 2016: Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure, I get the prestige and the fact [...] by