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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 fearlessness, their insane dedication to not...

  • 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 a special place in our hearts...

  • 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. They are also not new books...

  • 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 to Charles Olson’s desire for a...

  • 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 pages to invoke the massive void...

  • 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: Notes from a Tanka Diary, by...

  • 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 song. Somewhere between conceptualism and old-fashioned...

  • 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 & Octopus Books) Favorite Line: “Children were...

  • 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, Brian Russell, Graywolf It's happened before that...

  • 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 read so much poetry and been...

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