Harriet

Categories

Follow Harriet on Twitter

About Harriet

Blogroll

Foundation News

Record-a-Poem on SoundCloud March 26, 2013: We at Harriet Headquarters are still feeling the cold this early spring, one could even say we're down right Frosty (happy b-day today, btw), but despite the weather we're welcoming a flurry of poems at SoundCloud. We've created the Record-a-Poem group where we invite everyone to post audio recordings of their favorite poems. People can [...] by

Marie Ponsot Awarded 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize March 18, 2013: Every year we celebrate the lifetime achievement of a living U.S. poet, and this year we're thrilled to announce that poet Marie Ponsot has won the 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. At $100,000, it is one of the nation’s largest literary prizes. Established in 1986, the prize is sponsored and administered by the Poetry Foundation, publisher of [...] by

New to the Archive January 29, 2013: We're usually reporting on all the great new new poetry that's dropped in our online archive. Today, we're mixing it up a bit to mention we have three oldies but goodies by Thomas Love Peacock (giving some TLC to TLP (sorry, couldn't resist)). We hope you dig this poem of unrequited love, "I Dug, Beneath the Cypress Shade," or if you're [...] by

Meet the Poetry Foundation’s New President Robert Polito January 23, 2013: [Editor's note: The Foundation announced today that Robert Polito will become president of the Poetry Foundation on July 8, 2013. Read the press release here, or download the full press kit here.] Poetry Foundation Staff: You have been the director of the Writing Program at the New School for 20 years. What attracted you to this [...] by

New to the Archive January 8, 2013: Let's crack into the stacks to see what's been added to the online archive since we last checked in. Joining the archive (yes, that's a ligature pun) are a heap of poems by Forrest Gander. We like this one ("Bridge & Swimmer") in particular. We're slowly adding heft to our Robert Duncan offerings with "This Place Rumord to Have Been [...] by

Welcome Lisa Jarnot January 2, 2013: With a new year upon us, we're thrilled to have Lisa Jarnot as our first Featured Blogger here on Harriet. Starting with Lisa, we will feature a new poet every month as a way of offering our readers a look into the ideas that shape and drive a diverse array of contemporary poetry. Tune in every day for the latest poetry news and check in [...] by

Christian Wiman Announces Departure from Poetry Magazine January 2, 2013: Here's some big news coming out of our own Poetry magazine: today, Editor Christian Wiman announced he will leave Poetry on June 30, 2013, after a decade as the editor of the magazine, to join the faculty of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School. Under Wiman’s leadership, the magazine has experienced significant [...] by

The Poetry Foundation’s 2012 Staff Picks December 19, 2012: As we check off the final days of the year, we've been posting a number of "best of 2012" lists on Harriet. So we figure it's about time we ponied up and made one of our own. As with most years, we faced the daunting task of selecting great work from shelves upon shelves of great work. Here, then, in no particular order, are some of our staff's [...] by

New to the Archive October 23, 2012: If you haven't cracked into the online archive in a few weeks to see what's new, you're in for a real treat now. In addition to all the poems from the October issue of Poetry, marking 100 years of continuous publication, we've added poems by a number of contemporary poets. To start with, Brandon Brown debuts in the archive with a sampling [...] by

New to the Archive September 25, 2012: This week we're offering some choice gems newly added to our online archive. In the news, we've been hearing a good deal about a renaissance of sorts in Canadian poetry. Sure, we're excited about the new stuff—but we're also adding work by Canadian poets who have been at it for decades. Case in point, this grouping of poems by Steve [...] by