Magazine Articles Tagged With poetry

Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón

Posted 8.19.15

Ada Limón reads five poems from her new collection, Bright Dead Things, published in September by Milkweed Editions.

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Antidote for Night by Marsha de la O

Posted 8.19.15

Marsha de la O reads three poems from her new collection, Antidote for Night, published in September by BOA Editions.

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Imagination at the Center: A Profile of Dean Young

by Kevin Nance

Feature

Posted 8.19.15

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If there’s one thing that bores Dean Young, it’s poetry that is consistent. “Consistency is for insects,” he declares. Which is why in his new collection, Shock by Shock, published this month by Copper Canyon Press, the poet doesn’t dwell on the traumatic heart surgery he endured four years ago, but instead embraces the freedom of unreason.

 

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The Poet's Job: How I Make a Living in Poetry

by Ken Waldman

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.18.15

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Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, who over the past twenty years has been playing his fiddle and reading poems for audiences across the country, talks about how he has built a career—and a life—out of touring and sharing his music and poetry with others. 

 

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Li-Young Lee: Chicago 2015

Posted 7.10.15

Poet Li-Young Lee talks about a life in poetry and reads one of his poems at Poets & Writers Live: Agents & Editors in Chicago on June 20, 2015.

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Roger Reeves Craft Capsule: Chicago 2015

Posted 7.10.15

Poet Roger Reeves presents "The Work of Poetry in the Age of Ferguson, Baltimore, and Charleston: Towards a Klepto_Poetics" as part of the Craft Capsules portion of Poets & Writers Live in Chicago on June 20, 2015.

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Heaven by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Posted 6.17.15

Rowan Ricardo Phillips reads three poems from his new collection, Heaven, published in June by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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An Inspired Archive of African Poetry

by Stacia L. Brown

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

Since its founding in 2008, Badilisha Poetry X-Change has built the largest online archive of contemporary African poetry, including work by nearly four hundred poets from more than thirty countries across Africa and the diaspora. Now, with the launch of a new mobile site, Badilisha is making African poetry more accessible and interactive to millions of Africans.

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Rethinking Poetic Citizenship

by Momo Chang

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

In an effort to open writing contests and grants to undocumented immigrants, a group called the “Undocupoets” successfully petitions some of the most prominent presses and literary organizations in America.

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Detroit's InsideOut Turns Twenty

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 6.17.15

July/August 2015

InsideOut, a program that has been bringing poets to Detroit schools for twenty-five years, says goodbye to founder and executive director Terry Blackhawk this year, and will publish an anthology of essays by its educators in August.

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