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Harriet

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

    "Poetry is having a moment in Miami," writes Craig Stanley at NBC News. And the Miami Book Fair's showcase of contemporary LGBT poets is only intensifying that moment. Stanley continues: Four...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This week the Pen Poetry Series brings its readers/listeners a special treat. Dawn Lundy Martin has selected four audio poems by Duriel E. Harris. Lundy Martin introduces the four audio-rich...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    "Would Vanessa Place Be a Better Poet If She Had Better Opinions?" asks Aaron Kunin at Nonsite. Kunin posits that Place's work might just be "poorly written," particularly in Place's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This just in: Dawn Lundy Martin will be guest editing PEN Poetry Series, starting in October. Yesterday, they posted a new poem by Martin, from "Good Stock"--check it out here....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Library of Congress has published an interview with Dawn Lundy Martin! In "Why Do We Speak a False Language?" Anya Creightney talks with Martin about the black female body,...

  • Featured Blogger
    By CAConrad

    A thousand different readers of a poem make a thousand different poems. The creativity in the reading percolates through the same membrane as the writing. (Soma)tic reading enhancements like (Soma)tic...

  • Featured Blogger
    By CAConrad

    for Timothy McNair and for The Mongrel Coalition Against Gringpo “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” --Audre Lorde The first time I heard...

  • Featured Blogger
    By CAConrad

    To be a black man in the United States of America is to be in a constant state of war and I am tired, I’m just so tired of the...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

    And so I would like to make it clear that I am going to talk about race. Again. I would like to make it clear that my writing about race,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Constant Critic, Sueyeun Juliette Lee reviews Dawn Lundy Martin's new book, Life in a Box is a Pretty Life (Nightboat Books 2014). Amazing: "[Martin] offers smart, frank, actual living...

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