The Washington City Paper profiles three poetry publishers. (via the Ploughshares blog)
The first time I found myself having to defend the teaching of Shakespeare (to a poet, no less!) I was so stunned I was almost speechless. Thanks to Philip Martin for taking on the challenge himself. (via Critical Mass)
This piece on "broadening your expertise" beyond journalism classes resonates as well for the merits of interdisciplinary, independent, and other undertakings that may not seem directly "related" to your MFA poetry or fiction or nonfiction submissions--but will enrich your work in nonetheless.