Forthcoming prose collection

W.W. Norton has announced an August 2018 pub date for Essential Essays: Culture Politics & the Art of Poetry, a selection of Adrienne Rich’s prose, edited by Sandra M. Gilbert. The volume includes excerpts from Of Woman Born, What Is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry & Politics, and essays on Elizabeth Bishop, Emily Dickinson, and Muriel Rukeyser, as…

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Women’s Studies special issue on Adrienne Rich

The issue published on line in late December 2017 includes an introduction and six scholarly articles, a section of  appreciations by eight scholars, and four review articles. Author names and article titles in the following table of contents are linked to the publisher Taylor & Francis Online. Jeannette E. Riley, Meredith Benjamin & Maggie Rehm: Introduction, pp. 607-609 Alexandra…

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Beloit Poetry Journal Award

Beloit Poetry Journal, a non-profit organization publishing independently and continuously since 1950, has inaugurated an annual Adrienne Rich Award in Poetry. The award celebrates BPJ’s long commitment to poetry of witness, and to supporting poets of social conscience and courage. A prize of $1,500 and publication in Beloit Poetry Journal will be given annually for…

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