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Harriet

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

    NewsHour's Jennifer Hijazi remembers poet and biographer Tom Clark, who died unexpectedly at the age of 77 after he was hit by a car while walking in Berkeley. "Prolific poet...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, learn more about Ada Limón’s book The Carrying, very recently published by Milkweed Editions. The collection, as Jennifer Hijazi reports, "is about the contradictory joys and burdens we all...

    Ada Limon, The Carrying, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jennifer Hijazi introduces PBS NewsHour viewers to Jos Charles, author of Safe Space (Ahsahta Press, 2016) and feeld (Milkweed Editions, forthcoming September 2018), and a 2016 recipient of the Ruth Lilly and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jennifer Hijazi discusses Graywolf's recent New Poets of Native Nations anthology at PBS NewsHour, focusing her lens on two specific poems in the anthology, one by Laura Da’ and one by...

    New Poets of Native Nations, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jennifer Hijazi discusses the results of the NEA's recent survey, which revealed that poetry is being read and written by Americans at record rates, in an article published at PBS NewsHour....

    National Endowment for the Arts, logo
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jennifer Hijazi of PBS NewsHour introduces readers to poet Eduardo Corral, in a recent contribution to the news program's website. The son of migrants who crossed the border into Nogales,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, Jennifer Hijazi discusses a new book-length poem by Mia Leonin, written from the perspective of a 10-year-old child and sexual assault victim named Micaela. "How do children stay...

    Mia Leonin, Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, Jennifer Hijazi spends time with Minneapolis-based poet and performer Hieu Minh Nguyen, who shares his experience of Pride celebrations as a person of color. Nguyen, who is Vietnamese-American, explains that after years...

    Hieu Mihn Nguyen
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jennifer Hijazi introduces PBS NewsHour readers to an unpublished manuscript by Zora Neale Hurston, a document that combines oral history with literary biography to tell the story of Cudjo Lewis, "the...

    Zora Neale Hurston
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jennifer Hijazi directs PBS NewsHour readers to Aimee Nezhukumatathil's poem "Sea Church" for an extended meditation on the relationship between nature, poetry, and identity. Hijazi explains, "When a young Aimee Nezhukumatathil — a...

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

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