A Conversation with Poet David Ferry on the Occasion of His 96th Birthday

In 2013, I corresponded with David Ferry by phone to conduct a wide-ranging interview on his poetry, translations, and literary life. He had just won the National Book Award for Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations and was still at work on Virgil’s Aeneid which he published in 2018. Today, on the occasion of his 96th […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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“Everything alive aches for more”: A Conversation with Kari Gunter-Seymour, Poet Laureate of Ohio, by Renee Shea

Interviews   Photo by Kari Gunter-Seymour / www.karigunterseymourpoet.com Kari Gunter-Seymour (b. 1955) is having a moment—soon to become two years of moments since she was appointed in June 2020 to a two-year term as the Poet Laureate of Ohio.... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Elton John 'in conversation' event with David Walliams in November

Elton John will be appearing in conversation with David Walliams at an exclusive event in celebration of the singer songwriter’s newly released autobiography, Pan Macmillan has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Art as a “Catalyst for Conversations”: A Conversation with Philbrook Curator Susan Green, by Michelle Johnson

Culture Adrian Aguilera (Mexican, b. 1981) and Betelhem Makonnen (Ethiopian American, b. 1972), untitled (a flag for John Lewis or a green screen placeholder for an America that is yet to be), 2020 (installation view). Printed standard flag fabric,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Robert Hershon, Artful Poet Who Published Poets, Dies at 84

He was a founder of Hanging Loose Press, which started as a loose-page poetry journal and became a book publisher as well. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Sprayground’s David Ben-David on how to build a backpack brand

It’s not uncommon for lines out the door of stores on Fairfax Avenue on any given day, but kids asking for autographs from the founder of what is, for all intents and purposes, a backpack company? That’s got to say something. As Sprayground founder and creative director David Ben-David strode up... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Family Affair: PW Talks with Sandro Ferri and Sandra Ozzola Ferri

Sandro Ferri and Sandra Ozzola Ferri, the husband-and-wife team behind Edizioni E/O, a leading publisher of Italian fiction since 1979, are also the founders of Europa Editions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sode and Antrobus among 17 Black British poets in new digital collection

Yomi Sode, Raymond Antrobus and Victoria Adukwei Bulley are among 17 contemporary Black British poets recording their poems for a new collection by the Poetry Archive and Obsidian Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robert Bly, towering American poet, dies at 94

He distilled the passions of the antiwar movement into poetry during the Vietnam War and later, with his bestselling book "Iron John," awakened a movement of men in search of deeper masculinity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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David Lacey obituary

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A Deep Bow to Mombasa (and Sea Monsters): A Conversation with Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s astonishing debut novel, The House of Rust, winner of the inaugural Graywolf Press Africa Prize, arrived in October as if on a magical wave, imbued with an assortment of creatures—human and animal, real and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Kyle Lucia Wu on What Novelists Can Learn From Poets

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WATCH: Tracy K. Smith and David Lehman Celebrate The Best American Poetry 2021

Founded in October 2009 by Rebecca Fitting and Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, Greenlight Bookstore is an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. Combining the best traditions of the neighborhood bookstore with carefully curated, community-minded events, Greenlight has earned a reputation as a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Amid Radical Changes, David Edmonds Examines ‘Future Morality’

In his new book, 'Future Morality,' David Edmonds collects writings of contemporary philosophers focused on the moral issues we may face in the near future, including changes to medicine, communication, and humans’ relationship to machines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘We Are Not Like Them’ continues an important conversation. We shouldn’t look away.

Christine Pride and Jo Piazza’s novel explores the fallout after the shooting of an unarmed Black teen. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Nigerian poet Shoneyin accuses UK publishers of hanging on to African rights

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Home Truths review: is David Williamson a reformed 'Bad Art Friend'?

Australian dramatist David Williamson’s new book is a mash up of memoir and autobiography, which casts himself as a former ‘plunderer’ of other’s lives. Continue reading at The Conversation

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