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Remember, Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward Are Reading Tomorrow! May 29, 2013: Yes, our Harriet summer reading series is popping off starting tomorrow with Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward! We’re opening the doors at 6:30 pm at the PoFo, reading to commence at the strike of [...] by

Langston Ward Wins 2013 Poetry Out Loud Finals May 14, 2013: Last week, after approximately nine months of competition and more than 375,000 competitors, Langston Ward of Spokane, Washington took top honors as the 2013 Poetry Out Loud National Champion. Ward [...] by

Vote for POETRY from the Poetry Foundation for a Webby Award, Pretty Please April 10, 2013: Our app—POETRY from the Poetry Foundation—has been nominated for a Webby Award. This is a great, great honor. Mashable.com calls the Webbys “the Oscars for the Web.” The POETRY app is [...] by

James Langer on Beauty March 29, 2013: Last month, we pointed you towards Sue Sinclair’s series of interviews with poets at Lemon Hound about their relationship to beauty. There’s a new interview this week with [...] by

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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] 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 [...] by