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The Paris Review launches blog

The Paris Review, one of the leading literary magazines in the world, has launched a brand new blog, thanks to the efforts of editor Lorin Stein.

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Scary, No Scary

“Scary, No Scary”

“Scary, No Scary,” a delightfully bizarre poetry collection by Zachary Schomburg, draws readers into a post-apocalyptic dreamscape.

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News of the World: Poems

“News of the World”

In “News of the World,” Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine shifts effortlessly between verse and prose.

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Upgraded to Serious (Lannan Literary Selections)

“Upgraded to Serious”

Heather McHugh’s book of poems, “Upgraded to Serious,” is a clever social commentary on the world today through ones of the oldest forms of literature.

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Never-Ending Birds: Poems

“Never-Ending Birds”

“Never-Ending Birds” by David Baker covers all the topics that make great poetry with sweeping Midwestern landscapes and stories of childhood, loss, and new loves.

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Dearest Creature (Poets, Penguin)

“Dearest Creature”

The vibrant wit and clever twists of Amy Gerstler’s poems make “Dearest Creature” a must-read.

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Inseminating the Elephant (Lannan Literary Selections)

“Inseminating the Elephant”

Lucia Perillo echoes Sylvia Plath in “Inseminating the Elephant,” a collection of poems that blend tragedy with wit and humor.

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C. P. Cavafy: Collected Poems

“The Collected Poems of C. P. Cavafy”

“The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy,” translated by Daniel Mendelsohn, renders the poet’s exquisite Greek ruminations in analogous English.

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Chronic: Poems (Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award)


D.A. Powell’s poetry collection “Chronic” soars in its electric anger, celebration and suspicion of love.

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Poetry Daily

Start your day right with a full reservoir of moving and modern works of poetry, from Rita Dove to Raymond Carver.

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