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For Amiri Baraka: Thomas Sayers Ellis’s ‘Vernacular Owl’ July 15, 2014: It’s hard to believe that Amiri Baraka passed away six months ago. The many readings and remembrances that followed his passing attest to his lasting influence. But how does one write a poem after, [...] by

In the Spotlight at NYTimes: Dark Room Collective May 27, 2014: Dark Room Collective is in the spotlight at NYTimes, where Jeff Gordinier pays tribute to the collective’s past and future. Late in 1987, two young poets made the trek to New York to attend the [...] by

April Sure Was a Busy Month! May 5, 2014: We’re back! While we were out of the newsroom a few things happened—here’s a brief run-down! Jackqueline Frost’s debut book of poems, The Antidote (Compline, 2013) is now [...] by

Hey, erica kaufman! (Part I) May 1, 2014: I suggest reading and re-reading Kevin Killian’s posts here on Harriet (which led me to think about an old post of Alli Warren’s, “On Failure” Instead of lack, why not write about [...] by

Flibbertigibbet in a White Room / Competencies April 16, 2014: I remember things I never forgot. To spend an afternoon returning to the site of some wrong committed only in my imagination against an unnamed person, a vaporous friend, is a bore and no kind of [...] by

Thomas Sayers Ellis on the Influence of Maya Angelou October 30, 2013: Over at Salon, Thomas Sayers Ellis discusses the influence Maya Angelou has had on his writing and his esteem for her as a cultural figure. Ellis begins by describing his first meeting with Angelou [...] by

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, [...] by

2013 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship Winners Announced July 18, 2013: The results are in! The Poetry Society of America recently announced the winners of its coveted, annual Chapbook Fellowships. Each year the winners’ manuscripts are introduced by renowned poets [...] by

Filip Marinovich Recaps Wednesday’s ‘EPIC!’ Amiri Baraka/Thomas Sayers Ellis Reading February 15, 2013: At his blog The Wolfman Librarian, Filip Marinovich has written a marvelous piece about the Amiri Baraka/Thomas Sayers Ellis reading that took place at The Poetry Project in New York on Wednesday. Oh [...] by

The Dark Room Collective reunites May 3, 2012: The Washingtonian covers the most anticipated poetry reunion of the year, that of The Dark Room Collective. Abdul Ali reports that the group collectively rocked the house at a recent reading at the [...] by