Language, Poetry, & the Seventh Annual Poets Forum

Notes on poetry and panel discussions from the academy’s Poets Forum

Q&A: Edward Mendelson & Alexander McCall Smith

An interview with author Alexander McCall Smith and Edward Mendelson, W.H. Auden’s literary executor.

2013 Academy of American Poets Prizes

Congratulations to the winners of The Academy of American Poets annual series of poetry prizes

2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship Winners Announced

Poets whose passions range from community service to woodworking to scholarship

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

comedy, romance, historical and speculative fiction, a new young adult series; here’s a little of all

Xpress Reviews: Graphic Novels | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

a mesmerizing immersion of classic Marvel Noir, delectable artwork and prose in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a detailed, entertaining guide to living within one’s means, and a raw and rough exploration of the mind

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes region, facts behind American mealtime, perfecting the French macaron, the world of group sex, lessons from the new world of contemporary art, a futurist forecasts from the Shift Age

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

Sweet success for Bodden’s self-published debut; Hussey’s page-turning hallelujah; food writer Leith serves a delectable scandal; Manning’s midwife survives in 19th-century New York City; and Tallis is in fine form in his latest chiller.

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

A flawed, willful, and tantalizing heroine for steampunk fans; a romantic, but dangerous reunion; modern-day cowboys steam up a series; romance awakens an estate where murder lurked ; a really sad love story with a happy-for-now ending; 18th-century spirits reach out to modern times in a new thriller.

2013 Winners of Poetry Contributor Prizes

Eight prizes awarded to poets, critics, essayists and photographers featured in Poetry over the past year