Hurray for Tracy K. Smith

We at the Poetry Society congratulate Tracy K. Smith, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her collection, Life on Mars. Tracy is pictured here with Yusef Komunyakaa (winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1994 and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize that same year for his collection, Neon Vernacular.) Read Full Post

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You come, too!

Two months ago, we received a galley of the new edition of Philip Larkin's Complete Poems, edited by Archie Burnett and just published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. I realized that Larkin had never been celebrated in New York, and on the galvanizing energy of "attention must be paid," I phoned some of the people whom I know are (or guessed would be) passionate readers of his poetry. Read Full Post

 

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