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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Published this week at Chicago is a look into Sandra Cisneros's early life in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood in the 1960s and 70s, along...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Ladan Osman

    In April 2013, Roger Reeves riffed off what Theaster Gates calls Speculating Darkly in a three-part essay series that appeared on Harriet. A...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Ladan Osman

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qik45Tw2iI4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWVLpOXSjLI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkUk4as0lxc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIemxg5thTo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFxOcVooRKs https://youtu.be/utG2EUuQiC8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASMBR2YuTtg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDsmVhRi07A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ak_NxrwgoM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFWkBgTZlYY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zX60uMEJi94 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCLIHnMQFFM The poem pictured in the header's center image is Keith S. Wilson's "Minotaur, 16, Enters a Convenience Store." Creatures that appear trapped were in...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Philip Jenks

    the world to tempt the thief inside a glass ball. To tell the truth. (That Thanksgiving I made a soup from instant potatoes. I think I had. Instant heaven....

  • Featured Blogger
    By Ladan Osman

    The video stills in the sixth row are from Oum Kalthoum's live performance of "Baeed Anak" or "Away From You." All other images...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    We were honored to learn that Chicago magazine awarded us "The Best Showplace for Chicago Artists" in their 2014 Best of Chicago issue.  We...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    According to the Chicago Tribune, the Rare Book & Manuscript Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has acquired Gwendolyn Brooks's archive! Highlights...

  • By Poetry Foundation

    Follow the Printer's Ball on Facebook: Founded by Poetry magazine with other independent Chicago literary organizations, the Printers’ Ball is an annual celebration of...

  • By Daisy Fried

               --from “Facing It,” Yusef Komunyakaa’s great poem            about war and race and America and the Vietnam Memorial. The university where I currently teach has more...

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