“Game Poets Play” and “How to Read”, two guest posts by Heather Christle to the Best American Poetry blog (where you’ll find a lot more to read).

“There’s More to Life Than Being Happy” at The Atlantic.

Bad Writing, a movie about writers and writing screening on Vimeo for free until the end of January.

Obscurity and Selfhood,” a poem by CD Wright.

Kate Bernheimer, whose writing we have adored, will read in Providence on Jan. 31.

Strong Emotions, Delivered by Stealth, an essay by Ben Marcus on how writing conveys feelings.

Letter From Birmingham Jail at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project.