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Writer & gang interventionist Luis J. Rodriguez March 15, 2011: Luis J. Rodriguez is a poet, memoirist, and a founder of Chicago’s Guild Complex, among other organizations. He’s also a community activist who works to keep kids out of gangs. Rodriguez [...] by

Introducing Julie Carr March 7, 2011: This month, Harriet welcomes the poet, publisher, and teacher Julie Carr as our third “Craft Work” writer. Carr is the author of four books of poetry, Mead: An Epithalamion (UGA press), [...] by

Congratulations, nerds February 28, 2011: First, an objective correlative moment from last night’s show: Second, demographics young and old are flocking to the Google to find out more about the man who stole the Oscars with his [...] by

In which Edwin Torres welcomes the end of Facebook February 22, 2011: This Thursday, February 24, the poet Edwin Torres will read in an event co-sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, Poetry magazine, the Columbia College English department, and the college’s Center [...] by

Thoughts On Yes And No February 15, 2011: On Thursday, February 24, at 6pm, Poetry magazine, the Poetry Foundation, the Columbia College Poetry Program, and the Center for Book and Paper Arts present: Performance Poetry in the Age of [...] by

The most popular love poem on our site right now? February 14, 2011: “Everything Good between Men and Women” by CD Wright. (Thanks to Jessica Grose over at Slate). by

What Elizabeth Bishop and Shel Silverstein have in common February 9, 2011: Next Thursday, Joelle Biele, editor of Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence (FSG, 2011) will be on hand at the University of Chicago International House to answer [...] by

Poetry Foundation at AWP! February 1, 2011: If you’re able to make the treacherous journey to AWP this year, be sure to find the Poetry Foundation and Poetry magazine in booth 112! Don’t miss us hosting Thursday night’s [...] by

Douglas Kearney January 10, 2011: For the next two months, poet Douglas Kearney will be Harriet‘s “Craft Work” blogger. “Craft Work” is a Harriet feature in which poets, translators, editors, and publishers talk [...] by

A few of Matthea Harvey’s favorite things January 5, 2011: Matthea Harvey, a poet whose work abounds with visual imagery, is also a regular contributor to jubilat, Meatpaper, and BOMB. She joins the Poetry Foundation and the Art Institute of Chicago for a [...] by