Friday Roundup

Twelve fun links from around the web.

For your Friday listening pleasure, Teju Cole has created a Spotify playlist of Nigerian music called Liquid Grooves of Lagos.

While we’re at it, how beautifully eerie is his Flickr account?

Jacqueline Woodson has her April reading picks up as Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate.

What Station Eleven looks like to Eastern Europeans.

Anthony Doerr is probably going crazy over this.

New Q&A with Geraldine Brooks.

Did you miss Claudia Rankine’s new poem in the New Yorker last week?

I call it the platinum rule.”

“What’s the good of getting a MacArthur genius grant if you can’t go and write a comic book for Marvel?” Ta-Nehisi Coates on Black Panther.

Can a computer write poetry?

Really loving this Instagram.

Get ready for our Neruda event. (Sorry, it’s sold out).

(Photo of Gabriel García Márquez via Nitch.)

 

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