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James Barbour reads "If" by Rudyard Kipling

In celebration of National Poetry Month, every day we're posting a new poem from the spoken-word album Poetic License, a three-CD set that features one hundred performers of stage and screen reading one hundred poems selected by the actors...

Tyne Daly reads "But I Can't" by W. H. Auden

In celebration of National Poetry Month, every day we're posting a new poem from the spoken-word album Poetic License, a three-CD set that features one hundred performers of stage and screen reading one hundred poems selected by the actors...

Francesca Faridany reads "Myth" by Muriel Rukeyser

In celebration of National Poetry Month, every day we're posting a new poem from the spoken-word album Poetic License, a three-CD set that features one hundred performers of stage and screen reading one hundred poems selected by the actors...

Book Sculptures From Playing With Books

In addition to guiding readers through a variety of book projects, the art book and craft guide Playing With Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book showcases sculptures by thirty-three artists—from kinetic sculptures...

Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon

For the second installment of our ongoing series of interviews, Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Portland, Oregon, to speak with Michael Powell, owner of Powell's Books.

Poets & Writers Celebrates Forty Years

For the past forty years, Poets & Writers has served the nation's creative writers. Here are some of the highlights of our programs and events throughout the years.

Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi

For the first installment of our new series Inside Indie Bookstores, Jeremiah Chamberlin travelled to Oxford, Mississippi, to interview Richard Howorth, owner of Square Books. For the past thirty years, the independent bookstore has been a...

Agents & Editors: Jonathan Karp

In the final installment of his long-running series of interviews with publishing professionals, Jofie Ferrari-Adler talked with Jonathan Karp, the publisher and editor in chief of Twelve, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group. Among the many...

Demilitarized Zone: Report From Literary Vietnam

Contributing editor Stephen Morison Jr. recently traveled to Vietnam and spoke with poets and novelists about the challenges they face nearly thirty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War. What his conversations reveal is a complex national...

Agents & Editors: Georges Borchardt

Jofie Ferrari-Adler is back with another installment of his series of interviews with publishing professionals. For the September/October 2009 issue, he visited legendary agent Georges Borchardt at his New York City office and talked with him about...

Agents & Editors: Jonathan Galassi

As part of his ongoing series of interviews with publishing professionals, Jofie Ferrari-Adler stopped by the office of Jonathan Galassi, the president and publisher of FSG, and asked him what he would change about his job if he could.

Zak Smith's We Did Porn

This month, Tin House Books is publishing Zak Smith's memoir We Did Porn. Featuring over a hundred drawings by Smith, who received a lot of attention for his 2004 series, "Pictures of What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's...

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