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PoetryNow Returns With Season Two June 28, 2016: Yesterday the Poetry Foundation and the WFMT Radio Network released Tyehimba Jess’s “Sissiereta Jones,” the first episode of the second season of PoetryNow. We’re building off [...] by

The Rumpus Contends With the Lives of POC Writers in Connection to the Complicated South March 28, 2016: The Rumpus is all about conversations. And now, The Conversation. Founded by Aziza Barnes and Nabila Lovelace, The Conversation is an interview-and-poetry series “rooted in carving out space [...] by

2016 Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Awards Go to Ross Gay and Danez Smith March 2, 2016: If you were lamenting the fact that the unbelievably supportive Windham-Campbell Prizes do not have a poetry category (just us?), never fear: The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is here. And [...] by

2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award & Kate Tufts Discovery Award Announced January 27, 2016: Yesterday we learned of this year’s finalists for the whopping $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Before we get to the finalists, a little about the [...] by

Jamila Woods’s ‘blk girl soldier’ Featured at Blavity January 21, 2016: We’ll close out the news today by upping the tempo thanks to Jamila Woods and Danez Smith (both winners of last year’s and this year’s Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg [...] by

An Interview With Danez Smith at Public Books January 14, 2016: At Public Books, an interview with Danez Smith, whose first full-length collection, [insert] boy, “is proof of Smith’s commitment to examining and unravelling the stories we tell about [...] by

LGBT Poetry Showcase at the Miami Book Fair November 24, 2015: “Poetry is having a moment in Miami,” writes Craig Stanley at NBC News. And the Miami Book Fair’s showcase of contemporary LGBT poets is only intensifying that moment. Stanley [...] by

Danez Smith Launches at PBS News Hour November 17, 2015: Jolt your morning with Danez Smith performing “Dear White America” at PBS News Hour. Corinne Segal writes: Poet Danez Smith has left the Earth. That’s how “Dear White America,” a [...] by

Danez Smith’s ‘Tonight, in Oakland’ on PoetryNow June 2, 2015: As you might expect, Danez Smith absolutely brings it with his new poem “Tonight, in Oakland” on PoetryNow. The poem begins: I did not come here to sing a blues. Lately, I open my mouth [...] by

Reading List: December 2014 December 9, 2014: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the December issue share some books that held their interest. Jennifer Bartlett I have been writing on [...] by