September 2, 2015

The Daniel Swiftboating of Helen Vendler

By Derek Mong

The knives are out again for Helen Vendler. In a recent review for The Spectator, Daniel Swift accuses the poetry critic of performing a bloodless “scientific evaluation of literature.” Her […]

December 28, 2011

Blog Post: Two Revisitings

By Amit Majmudar

I read over my first posts to see if the remove of time could add any insight. It’s like sitting on a “finished” poem to see if it’s still good […]

December 14, 2011

What’s in a Name?

By Amit Majmudar

The controversy continues regarding The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, edited by Rita Dove. The barest outline of the issue is as follows: Helen Vendler, in the New York […]