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Marilyn Nelson’s Journey to Poetry February 10, 2014: NPR's All Things Considered this weekend visited and spoke to poet, Marilyn Nelson, about her quest to poetry at a very early age. To listen to their conversation in its entirety, visit NPR—some great highlights from their interview, posted below. On choosing to write 50 poems in sonnet form These are sonnets, except that they don't [...] by

Academy of American Poets Elects Three New Chancellors January 17, 2013: The Academy of American Poets has elected three new Chancellors to their board! We at Harriet would like to congratulate Marilyn Nelson, Claudia Rankine, and C. D. Wright. "Selected by the current Board of Chancellors, Nelson, Rankine, and Wright will serve as ambassadors of poetry and advocate for the organization's programmatic work. They [...] by