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

    The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced this weekend: Patricia Smith was awarded the prize for Poetry for her book, Incendiary Art (Triquarterly Press/Northwestern University Press, 2017)!  Another poet and...

    Patricia Smith
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Paul Tran

    “Can poetry hurt us?” the sixth grade class of Lillie C. Evans School in Miami asks Patricia Smith in her poem, “Building Nicole’s Mama.”

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Congratulations to Patricia Smith and Donika Kelly, winners of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and Kate Tufts Discovery Prize, respectively, for their recent poetry collections, Incendiary Art and Bestiary. Claremont Graduate...

    Patricia Smith
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday, Claremont Graduate University announced the finalists for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize. The Kingsley is awarded to a mid-career poet and comes with...

    Kingsly and Kate Tufts
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets Hayan Charara and Patricia Smith met "in the rapids of an email exchange" for The Lifted Brow #34, as part of the magazine's Poets in Conversation series. Charara, whose most recent, award-winning...

    Hayan-Charara, Something-Sinister, Cover cropped
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June 2017 issue share some books that held their interest. David Baker This spring’s reading has brought...

    Book shelves
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, Elizabeth Flock delves into a new anthology, co-edited by Peter Kahn, Patricia Smith, and Ravi Shankar, which pays homage to Gwendolyn Brooks's poetry. The foreword, written by...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Fred Sasaki

    "Reading Monster," by CHema Skandal! Poetry magazine's February cover is by legendary artist CHema Skandal! While I have known his work from around the way, I never knew it by name. Then during a recent visit to the...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Amy King

    [Editor's Note: Part 1 of "Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets" can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New York Times profiles College of Staten Island English Department Professor, successful poet, and "fallen journalist," Patricia Smith, who is the recent recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry....

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