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

    Mikhail Krutikov reviews a new biography of the poet Hayim Nahman Bialik at Forward. The biography, Hayim Nahman Bialik: Poet of Hebrew, by Avner Holtzman, published by Yale University Press,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    One of the poet prizes you've been waiting for, dear readers! The Kingsley Tufts poetry award supports a mid-career poet with a generous prize of $100,000, while the $10,000 Kate...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Unlike many of the modernist poets—Ezra Pound for example—who exhibited "varying degrees of anti-Semitism," Marianne Moore found poetic inspiration in Jewish literary tradition. At Forward, Benjamin Ivry speaks with Linda...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Don't worry! Sanders's abrupt exit was most likely due to foul language. Allan M. Jalon reports at Forward: When did Allen Ginsberg and Bernie Sanders first meet? What were the circumstances?...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Richard Blanco's website, poet Ada Limón writes about the pleasures of not writing, what happens when the poem slips away, the supposed loneliness of the writer, and accountability. "There’s...

  • 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

    Ada Limón talks with The Rumpus Poetry Book Club about her new book Bright Dead Things (Milkweed Editions). Limón discusses her influences: "The title is from the poem, 'I Remember...

  • 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,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Forward's Julia M. Klein delves into Maxine Kumin's posthumous memoir, The Pawnbroker's Daughter, and characterizes Kumin as a poet who "would triumph over her terror and produce distinctive conversational verse...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Rigoberto González considers the "mid-career poet," defined loosely: "The expectation is that four published poetry books provides enough material to establish a reputation, a trajectory, and a sense of a...

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