Poet Claudia Emerson dies at 57

Poet Claudia Emerson has died of cancer at age 57.

Louise Glück Wins National Book Award for Poetry

Louise Glück has won the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry for her latest book, Faithful and Virtuous Night.

Poet Charles Bernstein’s Papers go to Yale

Charles Bernstein, co-founder of the Language Poetry movement, has announced the gift of his papers to the Beinecke Library at Yale University.
PITTSBURGH-September 8: Poet Terrance Hayes at his home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 8, 2014, shortly after being named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow for 2014.

MacArthur Fellow/Poet Terrance Hayes Explores the Blues in Poetry

A collection of poetry by Terrance Hayes, in honor of his recent MacArthur win.

Lunch Poems Turns 50

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Frank O’Hara’s groundbreaking book Lunch Poems.