You already know how challenging I find it to craft endings (especially in fiction, but also, I'm finding, in poetry). Here are Roy Peter Clark's latest thoughts on that subject.
A new poem in the New Yorker by our new Poet Laureate.
I haven't yet decided what to think about "Amazon Vine," a newly-announced program that "rewards [Amazon.com's] elite reviewers by giving them access to advance copies." I like the idea of "rewarding" good and dedicated reviewers, wherever they can be found. I'm just not clear yet on how this is all going to actually work.