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Rare Insight & Heart: Tracy K. Smith’s New Memoir, Ordinary Light March 31, 2015: At Publisher’s Weekly, Craig Morgan Teicher reviews Tracy K. Smith’s newest book (officially out today, in fact), a memoir called Ordinary Light (Knopf 2015). “Ordinary Life begins [...] by

Sjohnna McCray is the Winner of the 2015 Walt Whitman Award! March 31, 2015: Congratulations to Sjohnna McCray: winner of this year’s Walt Whitman Award! The Academy of American Poets presents the Walt Whitman Award each year to one poet of exceptional promise. Sjohnna [...] by

Oh, Evolve?! Electronic Publication Ferries Poetry into the Future with John Ashbery September 15, 2014: Whatever you do, don’t look back! Poetry has been slow to the e-book boom, and for good reason. When John Ashbery looked at the first four electronic editions of his poetry he observed that [...] by

Robert Hass Awarded the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets August 26, 2014: Today, the Academy of American Poets awarded Robert Hass the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. The award was among a suite of prizes awarded by the Academy, totaling over $200,000, and [...] 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

Creative Time Reports Drops a Well-Lettered Sugar-rush Just in Time for Kara Walker’s Marvelous Saturday May 9, 2014: So, uh… what are your plans this Saturday? We hope that your schedule is light and sweet because Kara Walker, at the behest of Creative Time, will unveil her first-ever, large-scale public art [...] by

Poets Gather to Remember Seamus Heaney November 13, 2013: The New York Times reports on the ongoing remembrances and events celebrating Seamus Heaney, who died in August at the age of 74. When Seamus Heaney died in August, at 74, he was hailed as a poet of [...] by

Weekends with Tracy K. Smith January 28, 2013: It’s Monday. We at Harriet are reassembling our collective consciousness and getting on with the work week. In this New York Times article that walks through a typical weekend with Tracy K. [...] by

Tracy K. Smith in conversation at Ploughshares May 30, 2012: Surf over to Ploughshares to check out a great conversation between Tracy K. Smith and Michael Klein. They cover a lot of ground, so to get you started, a taste: MK: Of course, what I love about Life [...] by

Discussion with Camille Rankine, Patrick Rosal, and Tracy K. Smith May 16, 2012: James Tolan’s post at the Ploughshares blog covers Cave Canem’s panel with poets Tracy K. Smith and Patrick Rosal, moderated by poet Camille Rankine. The discussion, as Tolan’s [...] by