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    Poets House dug up an archival piece, “An Unfolding Parable,” written in 1989 for the Third Annual New York/New Jersey Poetry Teachers Conference by Poets House co-founder, Stanley Kunitz. "His words, though they reference then-President George...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    McSweeney's published an excerpt yesterday from All That Is Evident Is Suspect: Readings From the Oulipo, 1963–2018, edited for the press by Ian Monk and Daniel Levin Becker. Here's correspondence with "the most famous...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Danez Smith has been listed  in best of media on Forbes's 30 Under 30 list, announced this week. Smith, "whose poetry contemplates police brutality," writes Forbes, "gender and race, won this year's Forward...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets House dug up an archival piece, “An Unfolding Parable,” written in 1989 for the Third Annual New York/New Jersey Poetry Teachers Conference by Poets House co-founder, Stanley Kunitz. "His words, though they reference then-President George...

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