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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • 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

    Boston Review editors Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen released a statement yesterday regarding their decision to continue working with Junot Díaz in his capacity as BR fiction editor, to much dismay...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets & Writers reports today that David Fenza, long-time executive director of Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), will no longer head the organization. The decision by the board of...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the thirteenth year in a row, Poets & Writers interviews the authors of a few of the year's critically-noted poetry debuts. The authors include Layli Long Soldier, Emily Skillings, and Kaveh Akbar, among...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This June, Dawn Lundy Martin and Cave Canem Executive Director Nicole Sealey took a moment—several days, really—at the organization's retreat at the University of Pittsburgh in Greensburg to talk about their mutual orbit, their new...

    Dawn Lundy Martin
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new Chicago initiative hopes to educate and encourage young writers to edit and publish one another. Jennifer Steele, a poet and educator, began [Y]volve Publishing (YP) just last year....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets & Writers reports that nineteen-year-old Amanda Gorman of Los Angeles has been named the first National Youth Poet Laureate! "The unprecedented title, to be awarded annually, honors a teen...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets & Writers announced the winner of the 2017 Jackson Poetry Prize today: Patricia Spears Jones! Each year, the prize honors "an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the twelfth year in a row, Poets & Writers spends a moment with new authors in order to ask how they got to where they are today, and where...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Tin House editor and writer Rob Spillman is interviewed at Poets & Writers! "Spillman entered the book industry the old-fashioned way: with a much-loved job at a used bookstore in...

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