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

    At the Chicago Tribune, Elizabeth Lund reviews new books of poetry by Li-Young Lee, E. Ethelbert Miller, and Naomi Shihab Nye. Lund begins by opening readers' eyes to Lee's poetry, writing...

    Li-Young Li, The Undressing, cover
  • Open Door
    By Kazim Ali

    Rupi Kaur isn’t just Instagram-famous, she’s famous-famous. Apparently outselling Homer, this young woman of color from the suburbs of Toronto has become a global phenomenon in two short years. Like...

    Rupi Kaur, sun-and-flowers, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In his New York Review of Books article "Poetry in the Courtroom," ACLU National Legal Director David Cole writes about Gavin Grimm's brave confrontations with the justice system, and a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the Los Angeles Times, Carol Muske-Dukes reads two new books of poetry, each confronting human mortality in very different ways. Daniel Borzutzky's The Performance of Becoming Human "is an...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Today, the New Yorker takes a look at the longlist in the poetry category for the National Book Awards. The list is a mix of established poets and emerging poets,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes, that's right. O Magazine's April issue hits newsstands imminently and with it comes a special feature curated by comedian and actor Bill Murray. Murray, who has been a poetry...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    Xu Bing, "The Living Word," 2001. The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the January 2016 issue share some books that held...

  • Open Door
    By Abigail Deutsch

    This year’s Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge—an annual benefit for New York City’s Poets House—nearly didn’t happen at all. The weather reports had been grim, “foretelling” (as Coleridge writes)...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    No better way to honor poets than following poets in a procession across the majestic Brooklyn Bridge. Poets House sure has the right idea! Join Poets House, on Monday June...

  • By Fred Sasaki

    Chandler and Price, first series, platen press, ca. 1915 By luck, by love, by affinity Poetry magazine receives reams of poetry weekly. Earlier this year, Brian Teare of Albion Books had...

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