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Flavorwire Gives Us 23 People to Make Us Care About Poetry August 1, 2013: As if, dear Harriet reader, you didn't already, here are 23 (more!) people to make us care about poetry, thanks to our friends at Flavorwire. The people include the likes of Michael Robbins, Leigh Stein, Ariana Reines, Dorothea Lasky, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Eileen Myles, and many many more. From their intro: It isn’t far-fetched to say [...] by

Poetry Reading Etiquette August 1, 2012: ...And no, this post isn't for audience members. Recalling a painfully awkward experience at a reading, poet Leigh Stein gives a brief how-to guide for poets of all experience levels. Her advice seems pretty straightforward, but apparently some people need to re-examine their poetry reading methods (tsk, tsk.) A sample: Respect the [...] by

Leigh Stein’s Dispatch from the Future Reviewed at Publisher’s Weekly July 24, 2012: Leigh Stein's new book Dispatch from the Future (Melville House) is almost out, and just received a review from Publisher's Weekly, which continues to write about poetry in the Fiction Review section....Anyhow, congrats to Leigh and here's an excerpt: In the wake of an impressive debut novel, Stein (The Fallback Plan) delivers an [...] by

I Dreamt I Went to the 2012 Poets House Showcase Opening, and It Was Real July 16, 2012: Who: Corina Copp What: Poets House Showcase When: Saturday, June 30, 2012 Where: New York “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic interactions between poetry and its audience. “Open Door” showcases performance, scholarship, and engagement outside the usual boundaries of slams, workshops, and book [...] by