1. Valerie Macon—Credentialing 1, Poetry 0
2. Patricia Lockwood—“Rape Joke” first viral-era poem to go viral?
3. Paul Lewis—Poe scholar brings Poe statue to Boston: The Jingle Man Returneth
4. Marjorie Perloff—Every era needs its Uber-Critic
5. Charles Wright—New Poet Laureate
6. Camille Paglia—Zeitgeist, Firebrand, Sexual Ethics, Gadfly.
7. James Franco—Can Hollywood make poetry cool again?
8. David Lehman—Best American Poetry best anthology gathering-place.
9. Richard Blanco—interviewed in Vogue
10. Garrison Keillor—King of Quietism
11. Kenny Goldsmith—We understand some people take him seriously
12. Marilyn Chin—New book, Hard Love Province (Norton)
13. Amy King—Lesbians trying to take over the world!
14. Charles Bernstein—Papers going to Yale
15. Tao Lin—Alt-Lit unravels
16. William Logan—Every era needs the Kick ass Review
17. George Bilgere—Imperial is new; only poet who can out-Collins Collins.
18. Stephen Burt—Harvard’s frenzy of sweet political correctness.
19. Josh Baines—rips apart Alt-Lit on Vice.com
20. Don Share—Steering Poetry Foundation Mother Ship
21. Ron Silliman—Guiding Avant-garde ships through Quietism’s shallows
22. Ben Mazer—Neo-Romantic publishes Collected Ransom, the South’s T.S. Eliot
23. Frank Bidart—Punk Rock Robert Lowell
24. Paul Muldoon—Drives the New Yorker
25. Philip Nikolayev—Bringing back Fulcrum
26. Vanessa Place—Museum performer
27. Casey Rocheteau —Wins a home in Detroit for being a poet!
28. Natasha Trethewey—Bids farewell to the Laureateship
29. Billy Collins—Ashbery with meaning
30. Terrence Hayes—Wins MacArthur
31. Harold Bloom—Anxiety of Flatulence?
32. Mary Oliver—Nature poetry sells?
33. David Orr—New York Times Book Review column
34. Adam Kirsch–-New Republic critic
35. Susan Wheeler—“narrative glamour” -John Ashbery
36. Andrew Motion—President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England
37. Khaled Matawa—2014 MacArthur Winner
38. Richard Howard—James Merrill lives!
39. John Ashbery—Old Man Obscurity.
40. Eileen Myles—“always hungry”
41. Mark Doty—Brother of Sharon Olds
42. Rae Armantrout—Silliman is a fan
43. Al Filreis—MOOCS!
44. Anne Carson—“inscrutable brilliance” –NY Times
45. Michael Robbins—The Second Sex (Penguin)
46. C.D. Wright—from the Ozarks
47. Lisa Robertson—Chicago Review gave her a special issue
48. Claudia Rankine—Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets
49. CAConrad—Philip Seymour Hoffman (were you high when you said this?) is his new book
50. Ariana Reines—“To be a memory to men”
51. Kim Adonizzio—“I want that red dress bad”
52. Frederick Seidel—Nominated for Pulitzer in Poetry
53. Kay Ryan—U.S. Poet Laureate 2008 to 2010
54. Edward Hirsch—The Living Fire, new and selected
55. Christian Wiman–ex-Poetry editor
56. Cornelius Eady—Nominated for a Pulitzer in Drama
57. Bin Ramke—Georgia Foetry Scandal
58. Jorie Graham—Collected Poems coming this winter
59. Erin Belieu—VIDA vision
60. Forrest Gander—anthropological
61. Amjad Nasser—run in w/Homeland Security
62. Ann Lauterbach—her poetry “goes straight to the elastic, infinite core of time” -John Ashbery
63. Rita Dove—editor, The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth Century American Poetry
64. Sharon Olds—Mark Doty’s sister
65. Carol Ann Duffy—High powered, story-telling, Brit
66. Robert Archambeau—Rhyme is returning
67. Monica Hand—me and Nina, Alice James Books
68. Margo Berdeshersky—“understands how eros is a form of intelligence” -Sven Birkerts
69. Shelagh Patterson—“succeeds in forcing students to become critical thinkers” from Rate My Professors
70. Jennifer Bartlett—“this will all be over soon”
71. Lynne Thompson—“Vivaldi versus Jay-Z”
72. Allison Hedge Coke—Editor of Sing: Indigenous Poetry of the Americas
73. Dan Chiasson—Poet and critic who teaches at Wellesley
74. Martin Espada—Teaches poetry at Amherst
75. Gina Myers—“Love Poem To Someone I Do Not Love”
76. Jen Bervin—Poet and visual artist
77. Mary Ruefle—Trances of the Blast, latest book
78. Mary Hickman—“This is for Ida who doesn’t like poetry but likes this poem”
79. Catherine Wagner—professor of English at Miami University in Ohio
80. Victoria Chang—PEN winner
81. Matthew Klane—Yes! Poetry & Performance Series
82. Adam Golaski-–Film Forum Press
83. Mathea Harvey—Contributing editor at jubilat and BOMB
84. Amanda Ackerman—UNFO
85. James Tate—Yale Series of Younger Poets winner, 1967
86. Jenny Boully—The Book of Beginnings and Endings
87. Joyelle McSweeney—professor at Notre Dame
88. William Kulik—the lively prose poem
89. Tamiko Beyer—Raised in Tokyo, lives in Cambridge, MA
90. Julia Bloch-–teaches creative writing at Penn
91. Brent Cunningham—co-founded Hooke Press
92. Richard Wilbur—Won Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1957 & 1989
93. Patrick James Dunagan—Rumpus reviewer
94. Matthew Zapruder—Wave Editor
95. David Kirby—“The Kirb” teaches in Florida, uses humor in poetry
96. Alan Cordle—Foetry.com founder
97. Lyn Hejinian—The Book of a Thousand Eyes
98. Cole Swensen—Translates from the French
99. Aaron Kunin—Teaches Milton at Pomona
100. Dana Ward—This Can’t Be Life