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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Over the span of a 60-plus year career, Richard Wilbur racked up two Pulitzer Prizes, a National Book Award, our own Ruth Lilly Prize,...

    Richard Wilbur
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Boston Review, Liz Bowen reviews Vievee Francis's new poetry collection Forest Primeval—an antipastoral that carries transcendentalism to the terrain of late capitalism. "An...

    Vievee Francis
  • Featured Blogger
    By Jill Magi

    This summer into early fall I received three gifts: a chapbook from Eléna Rivera, a chapbook from Brenda Iijima, and an anthology edited by...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A review has rolled in for CAConrad's newest book of poems, While Standing in Line for Death (Wave Books, 2017), and it's a beaut....

    CAConrad, While Standing in Line for Death, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Marta Bausells interviews Instagram poet (and former model) Yrsa Daley-Ward, the author of new poetry collection, bones. Daley-Ward cites poets Sonia Sanchez and Nikki Giovanni as influences....

    Yrsa Daley-Ward
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Duy Doan

    For our October 2017 playlist, we asked contributor Duy Doan to curate a selection of music for us. You can read about his approach to...

    Duy Doan
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Star Tribune, Mark Gustafson takes a look into Jonathan Blunk's recent biography of poet James Wright. Gustafson makes note of Wright's most...

    James Wright
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This week, at Social Text, Lukas Moe reviewed Richard Owens's No Class (Barque Press, 2012). That this piece comes four years post-publication doesn't mean the...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In the latest news surrounding the pushback against gentrification in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights, Semiotext(e) canceled the launch of Chris Kraus's biography...

    Chris Kraus, After Kathy Acker, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For KALW's Crosscurrents program, Hannah Kingsley-Ma speaks with poet Javier Zamora about his experience crossing the U.S.-Mexico border as a child to reconnect with his parents....

    Javier Zamora
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