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  • Poetry News
    By LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

    Books I've either been blessed with, am coveting gingerly through or still on my must read list, I most appreciate these authors for their...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Before the year comes to a close, we'd be remiss if we didn't let our dear Harriet readers know the books that have found...

  • Poetry News
    By Idra Novey

    These five books got under my skin. They are not books you read once with admiration but that later end up in your basement....

  • Poetry News
    By Tyrone Williams

    Aaron Kunin, Grace Period: Notebooks, 1998-2007 (Letter MachineEditions, 2013) In the generous, open spirit of Steve Benson’s improvisations, Kumin collects his ruminations that live up...

  • Poetry News
    By Nick Twemlow

    Robert Lax Poems (1962-1997) The decision to go with a page wide enough to isolate Lax’s skinny poems was brilliant. The poems pop off the ample...

  • Poetry News
    By Evie Shockley

    These are 5 books published in 2013 I am especially happy to have in the world—"and you can, too!" (à la Stephen Colbert): Urban Tumbleweed:...

  • Poetry News
    By K. Silem Mohammad

    1. Stephanie Barber, Night Moves (Publishing Genius Press) A transcription (copy & paste, more accurately) of the YouTube comment stream for Bob Seger’s famous 1976...

  • Poetry News
    By Bianca Stone

    1. Anne Carson, Red Doc> (Knopf). Favorite Line: “The moonlit / ironing boards / grandstanding like steeds.” 2. Brandon Shimoda, Portuguese (Tin House Books...

  • Poetry News
    By Hannah Gamble

    My top five poetry books of 2013 (In no particular order, really. These books are all worth your time.) 1. The Year of What Now,...

  • Poetry News
    By Johannes Göransson

    This was a great, volatile year for poetry—my list could have been much longer. I don't think I've ever had a year when I've...

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