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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock delves into a new anthology, co-edited by Peter Kahn, Patricia Smith, and Ravi Shankar, which pays homage to Gwendolyn Brooks's poetry. The foreword, written by...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Tyehimba Jess

    Recently, I called upon the mild mannered, ferociously enthusiastic cofounder of Cave Canem, Cornelius Eady. I was curious about his perspective on the last two decades of CC. He shared...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Best American Poetry, Terrance Hayes is interviewed by Alan Michael Parker. Instigated by a comment Hayes had made earlier this year about "syntax and sound," this interview explores that,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Congratulations to one of our favorite literary organizations, Cave Canem, for being honored with the National Book Foundation's prestigious Literarian Award. The nonprofit organization, which nurtures the work of African...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Terrance Hayes's How to Be Drawn (Penguin Books, 2016) is reviewed by Christopher Spaide for Boston Review. "How to Be Drawn refines, without drastically rewiring, Hayes’s aesthetic, and pursues longstanding...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Jackson Poetry Prize is awarded annually by Poets & Writers: there is no application process, but rather, the winner is nominated by "an anonymous panel of their peers." This...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In advance of his reading in Boston on Wednesday and Thursday, Boston Globe spends a moment with Terrance Hayes. Hayes shares his advice to writers, his reading list, and more....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Joe Brainard The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The longlist became the shortlist today as the finalists for the National Book Award were announced. NPR has the scoop: Given the kind of year that Ta-Nehisi Coates has been having,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The National Book Foundation has announced the names of poets on this year's "longlist" for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. Finalists include poets both established and emerging. More,...

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