New and Selected

New and Selected

Friday Links for the Discerning Reader

By The Editors on 1.08.10

• Watch out DC, poetry is about to stop being polite and start getting real. The Real World goes to DC the same year that the Beltway Poetry Quarterly turns 10 years old!

• Readers of Fiction Writers Review are getting a special subscription rate (just $12) on Poets & Writers Magazine between now and January 15th. Act now! Operators are standing by.

• The new issue of Cerise Press is now available. Francophiles rejoice!

• Poetry and e-readers. Match made in heaven? or Neruda is spinning in his grave? Comment with your thoughts in haiku form.

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Friday Links for the Discerning Reader

By The Editors on 12.11.09

• This week we liked “On Translation” by Mónica de la Torre. Listen!

Sandra Beasley picks the Best Poetry Books of 2009 for the No Tells blog. Check out all of No Tells guest Best of ‘09 lists.

• Do you Swindle?

• The election of Oxford University’s Professor of Poetry post will now involve online voting. Do you think that’s a good idea? Take our online poll.

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Friday Links for the Discerning Reader

By The Editors on 11.20.09

• Old news now but the Winner of the 2009 National Book Award for Poetry is Keith Waldrop.

• No more excuses, People. The Walt Whitman Award deadline has been extended to December 1. Submit! Submit!

The Details Celebrity Poetry Quiz. Can’t wait to find out who wrote #6.

• Did your MFA program make the Poets & Writers Top 50 List? Sandra Beasley’s didn’t.

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Links for the Last Week of October 2009

By The Editors on 10.30.09

New and Selected is a new topic on Poems Out Loud. Each Friday we plan to share some links to review the week in Poetry. The links will come from our twitter feed (follow us @poemsoutloud) or random things that caught our eye. Enjoy.

Nick Laird on a Poetry Marathon in London’s Hyde Park (Anyone know of any poet’s running in the New York City Marathon this weekend?)

• Need a last minute Halloween costume? The Academy of American Poets has you covered.

• Happy Birthday, Guernica! Five years and counting.

• Did you know Fall is the season for Poetry? Annie Finch explains.

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