Michael Seidenberg, whose clandestine bookshop and literary salon on the Upper East Side was much loved by bibliophiles, literati and inveterate browsers, died on July 8 in a hospital in Danbury, Conn.
What makes James Tate’s later poetry unlike that of most American poets writing today is that it is rarely about him. It was not always like that. When I first met him, before he won the Pulitzer Prize
Liao Yiwu is a poet, writer and most recently the author of “Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square Massacre.” This piece was translated by Michael Martin Day, an associate
Human rights activists argue that the honour is inappropriate for a man who described raping a maid in his memoir Pablo Neruda was a Nobel laureate whose poetry chronicled the lives and struggles of ordinary
After a promising start as a published poet in the 1950s, Marie Ponsot put her career aside. She was a single mother in New York City, with seven children to raise. But she did not stop writing. She filled