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  • Featured Blogger
    By Duriel E. Harris

    For those of us who write, it is necessary to scrutinize not only the truth of what we speak, but the truth of that language by which we speak it....

    Duriel Harris_park bench by the lake at sunset
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    By erica lewis

    mary wants to be a superwoman (Third Man Books, 2017), the second book in the box set trilogy, retraces the history of the women in my mother’s family, starting with the Trail...

    eric lewis, mary wants to be a superwoman, cover
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    By Jericho Brown

    [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with James Allen Hall, Yona Harvey, and...

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    By LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

    Holding It Down Ensemble, Harlem Stage, 2012. Photo credit: Vijay Iyer It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed.  I did not know the man personally but for those...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In conjunction with the “AfriCOBRA in Chicago: Philosophy” exhibit at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, South Side Projections will present two more nights of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    According to BBC News, David Raikes, a WWII-pilot and aspiring poet, has finally been laid to rest. He and members of 18 Squadron went missing after their plane was shot...

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