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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Dawn Lundy Martin

    The first poem I wrote that let me know that I might be a poet took up the story of Yusef Hawkins, the black teenager who was murdered by a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Kevin Thurston interviews Hoa Nguyen at The Public, as Nguyen prepares for her Just Buffalo STUDIO series readingThurston begins by asking about Nguyen's recent trip to Vietnam, which we covered here,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Saigoneer introduces local readers and poetry fans to Hoa Nguyen, who recently visited Vietnam for a series of readings and poetry workshops. In his article "A Vietnamese-American Poet's First Return...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Nice news in Canadian publishing: This year's finalists for the bpNichol Chapbook Award, "which presents $4,000 annually to the author–and $500 to the publisher–of an exceptional poetry chapbook released in Canada...

    B.P. Nichol concete poem: A / Like / A / Lane / A / Line / A / Lone
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    CBC Books recently invited poet Hoa Nguyen to answer a bunch of questions, eight to be exact. Nguyen's latest book of poetry, Violet Energy Ingots, is shortlisted for the $60,000...

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    By Paolo Javier

    PAOLO: If I may, I’d like begin with the last part of the second poem in Tree (1972): dear birch across from me we face                    the quiet pool of ourselves                                      face each other                                                        return          we                      look...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Griffin Trust For Excellence in Poetry, based in Canada, awards the Griffin Poetry Prize annually to both Canadian and international poets. Scott Griffin, the trust's founder, announced the finalists...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Paolo Javier

    Photo Credit: J. Kirby The next couple of posts will be devoted to the work of former Parliamantery Poet Laureate of Canada Fred Wah, who lives in the unceded Coastal...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    What is it about poets and tarot cards? At Catapult, Trevor Ketner is on a quest to find out, and what better sources for this inquiry than two poet-practitioners of...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Stacy Szymaszek

    About a year ago I ran into an elder poet of renown while riding the F train. I don’t remember the conversation well enough to know how we started talking...

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