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Harriet

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

    We all know the first songwriter to win the Nobel was NOT Bob Dylan, right? Of course that honor went to none other than poet, artist, songwriter, performer Rabindranath Tagore....

  • 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,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    With lines like “The world unzipped his pants in front of his lover. Long as a French kiss, slim as a line of a poem,” China is in an uproar...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Laura Kasischke

    [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Laura Kasischke’s “Two Men & a Truck” and “The Wall” appear in the March 2015 issue. Previous...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the February issue share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Mark Ford I’d like to recommend...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    A young Joan Mitchell reading. Courtesy of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s recent...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poet Rabindranath Tagore's paintings are on exhibit at the National Visual Arts Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, which showcases 49 of his works. From New Straits Times: The paintings, most of which...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    And the results are in! This year's winner in poetry for the National Book Critic Circle Award in poetry is Laura Kasischke for Space, in Chains (Copper Canyon Press), a formally...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    Diving into the Poetry magazine archives, we came across this minimal ad for Rabindranath Tagore’s Sheaves: Poems and Songs on the back of the February 1933 issue: New poems by India’s...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The University of North Texas Creative Writing Program inaugurated a $10,000 Rilke Poetry Prize last year, to recognize "exceptional artistry and vision written by a mid-career poet." The first winner...

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