• Illustration of Santa Claus on the sky coming to City in paper art.
      Poem Sampler
      By The Editors

      A wintry mix of our favorite poems to celebrate the holiday season.

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      From Poetry Off the ShelfDecember 2018

      The centenary of the first volume by Gerard Manley Hopkins, the Jesuit Victorian experimentalist was posthumously published among the Modernists.

    • Poetry News
      By Harriet Staff

      The New York Times reports Chinese poet and promoter of dissident writers like Liu Xiaobo, Meng Lang, passed away on December 12 in Hong Kong at the age of 57. The cause...

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From PoetryNowDecember 2018

Gabriel Ojeda-Sague describes a strange dream and considers the domestic space he has built with his partner.

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    The editors discuss Nikki Wallschlaeger’s poem “When the Devil Leads Us Home and Yells Surprise” from the December 2018 issue of Poetry.

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    Can we fanperson out for a goshdarn second? We have the one and only Jamila Woods in the building! She talks about her family’s penchant for healing, sampling loopholes, lactose...

  • From Poetry Off the ShelfDecember 2018

    The centenary of the first volume by Gerard Manley Hopkins, the Jesuit Victorian experimentalist was posthumously published among the Modernists.

  • From PoetryNowDecember 2018

    Tongo Eisen-Martin examines the institutions artists and artworks occupy and uses writing as a challenge to power. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

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    Julian Talamantez Brolaski is the author of Of Mongrelitude (Wave Books, 2017), Advice for Lovers (City Lights, 2012), gowanus atropolis (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011), and...

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    Born in Rochester, New York, Marie Howe attended Sacred Heart Convent School and the University of Windsor. She earned an MFA from...

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