August, 2007

In Retrospect: A Q&A with Joyce Johnson

by admin | Aug-20-2007

With the 50th anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road fast approaching (it was published on September 5, 1957), it is only appropriate to speak with »

In Retrospect: Helen Vendler on “Day by Day”

by admin | Aug-19-2007

Due to a scheduling conflict, Helen Vendler was unable to do an interview on "Day by Day" this week, as originally planned. But she has already »

In Retrospect: Michael Hofmann on Robert Lowell’s “Day by Day”

by admin | Aug-18-2007

It seems to me that Day By Day always had the chiaroscuro not just of a late, but of a posthumous publication. A little baggy, a little wispy, a little »

In Retrospect: Robert Lowell at Harvard, Fall 1969

by Nicholas Christopher | Aug-17-2007

In the fall of 1969, as a freshman, I applied, and was admitted, to Robert Lowell's advanced poetry workshop at Harvard, a coveted class with a »

Dog Days of Summer Reads: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by Rigoberto Gonzalez | Aug-17-2007

Every once in a while I’m asked whether I miss "reading for fun." Meaning, do I miss reading a book for the sheer pleasure of it, without the »

In Retrospect: Around the World with Robert Lowell

by admin | Aug-16-2007

Want to read some of the poems from "Day by Day?" You can read "Homecoming" and"Epilogue" online at the Academy of American Poets. You can read »

The Critical I: A Conversation With Jerome Weeks

by admin | Aug-15-2007

AS PART of an ongoing series, the NBCC is talking to book editors and critics around the country. We recently caught up with Jerome Weeks, book critic »

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