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Harriet

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

    This week, Poets House launched its digital collection with a vast array of chapbooks from the Mimeo Revolution (early 1960s to early 1980s).

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets House dug up an archival piece, “An Unfolding Parable,” written in 1989 for the Third Annual New York/New Jersey Poetry Teachers Conference by Poets House co-founder, Stanley Kunitz. "His words, though they reference then-President George...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Finalists have been announced for the 2018 CLMP Firecracker Awards! The awards are a "revitalized iteration of the Firecracker Alternative Book Award, originally established in 1996. This distinguished literary awards series...

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  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Martín Espada

    When I opened the March issue of Poetry, my right hand began to shake.

    Black and white photo of the poet Martín Espada.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This morning, Tablet draws our attention to a festival celebrating the voices of immigrant poets starting today, the day before Emma Lazarus's 168th birthday. It's an online festival called "The New Colossus," featuring poems...

    Emma Lazarus
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Each year, Poets House hosts a special walk across the Brooklyn Bridge that includes poetry readings, dinner, and celebrity guests like former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Executive Director Lee...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Paolo Javier

    PAOLO: If I may, I’d like begin with the last part of the second poem in Tree (1972): dear birch across from me we face                    the quiet pool of ourselves                                      face each other                                                        return          we                      look...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    American Stanzas: 2006–2016, Rachel Eliza Griffiths's new exhibition at Poets House, is a collection of photographs featuring portraits of many Cave Canem fellows, addressing the "nuances of poetics, language, and...

  • 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

    At LitHub, Chialun Chang and Cynthia Manick inaugurate a conversation about the editing process, racial identity, and more. The two are recents graduates of the Poets House Emerging Writers Fellowship;...

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