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

    We learned today that beloved poet, editor, essayist, and teacher Kathleen Fraser has died. She was 83.

    Kathleen Fraser
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At The Argotist, Jane Joritz-Nakagawa interviews Nathanaël.

    Nathanael, Pasolini's Our, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jasmine Gibson, author of Drapetomania (Commune Editions, 2015) and Don't Let Them See Me Like This (Nightboat Books, 2018), is in conversation with Zaina Alsous for The Adroit Journal. "Hearing Gibson read her work confirmed the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Writer, translator, and bookstore-owner Emma Ramadan reviews Etel Adnan's new book, Surge (Nightboat, 2018), for Full Stop. Ramadan thinks of Adnan as a poet-philosopher: "It’s as though we are watching Adnan...

    Etel Adnan, Surge, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Torrin A. Greathouse reviews the "historical anthology" Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer People of Color (Nightboat, 2018), edited by Christopher Soto, for The Rumpus. "The collection draws its title from a Gloria...

    Nepantla, An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets & Writers staff has 10 questions for Jasmine Gibson, whose debut poetry collection, Don’t Let Them See Me Like This, is out this month from Nightboat Books. From the intro: "In...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (aka the "Lammys") were held last night at NYU's Skirball Center, hosted by comedian Kate Clinton. Nominees in the poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoir, mystery, romance, erotica, drama, YA, horror,...

    CAConrad, While Standing in Line for Death, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Aditi Machado has won the 2018 Believer Poetry Award for her book Some Beheadings (Nightboat, 2018). The shortlist made for some stiff competition. Before an excerpt from the book, The Believer gives...

    Aditi Machado, Some Beheadings, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Frieze, poet Zachary Pace interviews Wayne Koestenbaum about his new book, Camp Marmalade (Nightboat Books, 2018), the second installment of Koestenbaum's trance trilogy–the first, The Pink Trance Notebooks, came out in 2015. "You...

    Wayne Koestenbaum, Camp Marmalade, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Entropy shares a conversation between Tuscon-based Wendy Burk, whose book Tree Talks: Southern Arizona was published by Delete Press in 2016, and Brenda Iijima, who describes Burk's book as a "compelling document of...

    Trees in a forest
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