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Poetry Poster #2: Jeredith Merrin

July 6, 2012

This week's poem is by Jeredith Merrin: [Today I went]. This poem is from a sequence of 10-line poems in response to Merrin's daughter's cancer diagnosis. Three poems from Merrin's series appeared in the Spring 2012 issue of VQR: •  [Now, her [...]

Poetry Poster #1: David Lehman

June 29, 2012

Every Friday, we'll be offering up a poem in mini-poster form that's appeared in an issue of VQR. We hope you'll share, display, and enjoy. Our very first poem, from the Spring 2012 issue, is by David Lehman: "Poem in the Manner of the 1960s."  [...]

Walt Whitman, Denim Salesman

November 30, 2009

Levi’s needed to convince those who are about to jump the designer ship to buy their cheaper version. Their go-to was a man from the first generation of Brooklyn hipsters.

In Verse

September 8, 2009

Announcing a new poetry project in the spirit of the Federal Writers' Project.

Muldoon to Take Over as New Yorker Poetry Editor

September 20, 2007

Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon has been named the new poetry editor for The New Yorker. The Irish-born Muldoon (who also edited the Best American Poetry anthology in 2005) joins the ranks of English-born Glyn Maxwell at The New Republic and Yugos [...]

Ashbery Honored

August 30, 2007

After months puzzling over the literal meaning and possible implications of Fat Joe’s “I make it rain,” mtvU fans are moving on to even more challenging artists. John Ashbery, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, a MacArthur Fello [...]