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Harriet

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

    New Yorker's Hua Hsu reports back from a public reading of Ishmael Reed's new play, "The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda," mounted this past weekend at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on Manhattan's Lower...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Urayoán Noel

    Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure,...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Urayoán Noel

    It’s been a challenging twenty months for Puerto Rico. Against the backdrop of an ongoing economic and political crisis and the PROMESA bill’s imposition of a financial control board or...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    East Village mainstay the Nuyorican Poets Cafe is about to get a pretty major upgrade, writes Jennifer Smith of the Wall Street Journal. The legendary literary hub "that has long...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Voice's portrait of Monet starts at #SayHerName, an African American Policy Forum event in NYC where Monet performed a poem about the death of an African American girl during...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Patricia Spears Jones

    Last week I went to a celebration for the life of Maya Angelou. On Friday, September 19, I went to a birthday celebration for Sonia Sanchez. My mother,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poetry is once again no stranger to the theater, as attested by upcoming NYC-productions such as "A Sucker Emcee" (opening at Labyrinth Theater 9/23) and “And I and Silence”" (currently...

  • By Poetry Foundation

    Luis J. Rodriguez is a poet, memoirist, and a founder of Chicago's Guild Complex, among other organizations. He's also a community activist who works to keep kids out of gangs....

  • By Harriet Staff

    My Small Story features a video interview and reading with the New York-based Tunisian poet Samia Ouederni. Ouederni's response to the Tunisian revolution in the form of a poem...

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The Poetry Foundation's blog for poetry and related news.

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