Posted on 03/26/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The provenance, but not necessarily the authorship, of two Sappho poems discovered in 2014 has given some scholars pause. The...

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Posted on 03/25/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have yet another version of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” to admire. A rare-books dealer and Beat poetry specialist recently discovered...

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Posted on 03/18/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The resignations of two would-be translators for Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem has, of course, stirred up debate among the translation...

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Posted on 03/11/2021 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What once sounded like a dream job is turning into a cursed one. The translator originally chosen to bring Amanda...

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Posted on 03/05/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re not terribly familiar with the logistics of burials in the United States, where we live, let alone those of...

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Tagged As: Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 03/04/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This is not a headline we expected to read, so we’ll just share it verbatim: “Vladimir Nabokov's Superman poem published...

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Posted on 03/01/2021 at 03:07 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

International Booker Prize winner Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won’t add translator to their resume (yet) after all. Rijneveld announced in a...

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Posted on 02/27/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tuesday marked the 200th anniversary of the death of poet John Keats. Although the COVID-19 pandemic certainly changed how the...

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Posted on 02/23/2021 at 02:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti died Monday, just a month shy of his 102nd birthday. His son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti confirmed his...

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Posted on 02/15/2021 at 02:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Right now, it seems like if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t keeping you at home and away from other folks, the...

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