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13
Jun

Pegasus Award Recognizes Robert Duncan Books

Big congratulations are in order for Peter Quartermain and James Maynard, the respective editors of Robert Duncan: The Collected Later Poems and Plays and Robert Duncan: Collected Essays and Other Prose. The two books received the Poetry Foundation’s …

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29
Apr

Lamantia and Music

To conclude our celebration of National Poetry Month, we asked Andrew Joron, one of the co-editors of The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia, to reflect on Lamantia’s poetic development and the sources of …

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21
Jan

Digging Amiri Baraka

To commemorate the passing of the great Amiri Baraka, we bring you an insider’s perspective on what it was like to work with such a towering cultural and literary icon. From 2002-2011, Kalicia …

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20
May

Poems for the Apocalypse

2011 has been off to a rough start, to put it mildly. From the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear crisis, to violent revolutions in the Middle East, to deadly tornadoes and …

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06
Apr

April is Poetry Month

Establishing National Poetry Month in April, which T.S. Eliot famously deemed “the cruelest month,” might seem a little misguided. But on closer look, the Academy of American Poets may be on to …

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