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About Harriet


About Harriet


The Blog

Named after Harriet Monroe, the founding editor of Poetry magazine, Harriet is the literary blog for the Poetry Foundation. It is dedicated to featuring diverse and innovative thinking in areas of poetry and poetics, and serves as a portal to the latest poetry-related news. If you have a Harriet news tip, please email us at harriet@poetryfoundation.org.

Open Door

“Open Door” welcomes one-off posts that document the dynamic interaction poetry creates through community, scholarship, performances, and in response to current events. If you have a pitch for “Open Door,” please email harriet@poetryfoundation.org with “Open Door” in the subject line.
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From Poetry Magazine

Poetry’s editorial staff posts new content that complements the current issue and delves into the magazine’s history. The “Back Page” highlights archival ephemera and past contributors from the first one hundred years. In the “Reading List” series current Poetry contributors share a few texts that recently held their interest.
View From Poetry Magazine features.


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