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

    Echoing the publication of Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books, May 2018), the anthology's editor, Christopher Soto, recently contributed an article to Literary Hub, drawing readers' attention to Harlem Renaissance poets and...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Holly Amos

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the July/August 2018 issue share some recommendations.

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Torrin A. Greathouse reviews the "historical anthology" Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer People of Color (Nightboat, 2018), edited by Christopher Soto, for The Rumpus. "The collection draws its title from a Gloria...

    Nepantla, An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    As they do every other year, Split This Rock is awarding the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism. This year's recipient is Christopher Soto (who also goes by Loma)....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the LAMBDA site, Ari Banias's debut poetry collection Anybody meets Christopher Soto's inquisitive gaze. While reading Anybody, Soto, the author of "Sad Girl Poems" and the founder of Nepantla:...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Tommy Pico's IRL (Birds, LLC) is reviewed by Christopher Soto at Lambda Literary. "While reading IRL, I was trying to think about who Tommy Pico sounds like. The answer is...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In 2015, Undocupoets co-organizers Javier Zamora, Christopher Soto, and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo started a petition with Apogee Journal to end citizen-based discrimination in poetry contests and book prizes. They...

  • Featured Blogger
    By John Beer

    Like you, I’ve got more on my mind than poetry this morning, this weekend, this year, this decade. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. The dead in Dallas. Afghanistan vet Micah Johnson....

  • Open Door
    By Francesca DeMusz

    All the way from Myrtle Broadway to Broadway Lafayette to 72nd Street and from Strawberry Fields to Sheep’s Meadow, I hoped I’d run into anyone looking like me who might...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Los Angeles Review of Books, Joshua Jennifer Espinoza talks about sadness and love, and how both themes play out in Loma's new collection Sad Girl Poems. From Espinoza's introduction...

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