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  • Poetic justice

    A good anthology is like a dartboard in a crowded bar on a Saturday night. Everybody lines up to take their best shot. Everybody wants the chance to squint, aim and let fly.
  • Stephen King's favorite book of 2009 and other author picks

    New Yorker contributors, including Stephen King, share their favorite books of the year on the New Yorker website. Perhaps it's not surprising that King goes with a ghost story -- but as this is the New Yorker, he picks one...

    The Virginia Quarterly Review, part 2: Forging a future, now in jeopardy

    A different path In the universe of literary journals, the Virginia Quarterly Review became something of an outlier: It invested resources in long-form narrative journalism. "I believe in the work," editor Ted Genoways told The Times. "I want to spend...

    Geraldine R. Dodge poetry festival begins Thursday

    When the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival kicks off Thursday night, some in the crowd will remember that it almost didn't happen. The nation's largest all-poetry festival -- lasting four days, with almost 20,000 attendees -- was nearly a victim...

    Common, Elizabeth Alexander headline White House 'Evening of Poetry,' to be streamed live Wednesday

    Tonight's White House poetry event, which includes rapper Common, poets Billy Collins, Elizabeth Alexander, Rita Dove and the singer Aimee Mann, can be streamed online.