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2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and 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

Ready for a Powerful Poetry Reading? December 5, 2014: Live from Room 8201 at the Miami Book Fair International comes this galvanizing reading with Nathaniel Mackey, and the 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows (from left to [...] by

Black Lives Matter: A Roundup of Worthy Reads November 25, 2014: In the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury non-indictment, this poetry-news day is a slow one. Or is it? Some links we feel might be worth a moment of your time: 1. Audre Lorde’s [...] by

The Brother September 3, 2014: [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. francine j. harris’s “enough food and a mom” appears in the September 2014 issue. Previous posts in [...] by