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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Christopher Soto

    This week it was announced that President Trump is moving to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a program that allows nearly 800,000 people protection from deportation and the...

    Book covers for Janine Josephs <em>Driving Without a License</em> and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo <em>Cenzontle</em>, two of the members of the Undocupoets Campaign, along with Christopher Soto and Javier Zamora.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Creative Independent spends time with Matthew Zapruder, author of the recent collection of essays Why Poetry?, to discuss his writing process and the importance of literary community. Zapruder explains that...

    Matthew Zapruder
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Matthew Zapruder's Why Poetry and Jill Bialosky's Poetry Will Save Your Life are both in the news today, as a result of this stunning review in the New York Times by Simone White....

    Simone White
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Canadian literary journal, The Walrus, excerpts a selection from Matthew Zapruder's recently published Why Poetry? (Ecco, 2017). In it, Zapruder reflects on his relationship with his late father, and explores the ways that poetry helped...

    Matthew Zapruder
  • Poetry News
    By Matthew Zapruder

    Editor's Note: Matthew Zapruder responds to Johannes Göransson's July 13th letter to the editor, published on Harriet. Göransson's letter addresses Zapruder's July 10th column, "Understanding Poetry Is More Straightforward Than...

  • Poetry News
    By Johannes Göransson

    Editor's Note: In a letter to the editor, Johannes Göransson writes a response to Matthew Zapruder's July 10th article, "Understanding Poetry Is More Straightforward Than You Think," published in the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    How did you learn about poetry in school? In his latest op-ed at the New York Times, Matthew Zapruder yearns for a different style of poetry pedagogy, specifically for the K-12 classroom....

    Matthew Zapruder
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock reveals to readers an important detail about Matthew Zapruder, a little-known secret which he divulges to the readers of his new book, Why Poetry. Zapruder,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Cynthia Cruz has penned an essay for VIDA Web on the evolution of "political poetry" over these past months since Trump's election, noting a rejection from Wave Books years ago...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Literary Hub, Matthew Zapruder prepares readers for a future under the reign of Trump. "We might have thought we had some idea about the shape of the future, its...

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