Poetry NewsBy Harriet Staff
Robert Duncan would be turning 100 in January of 2019, and the Sorbonne is celebrating the centenary with “Passages”: The Robert Duncan Centennial Conference in Paris, a summer event that will feature keynotes from Stephen Fredman, Miriam...
Featured BloggerBy Roberto Tejada
I gained the dubious ability at times to so create a network of alliances as to dodge the sight lines of oppression and the physical or psychic battery of its...
Featured BloggerBy Hoa Nguyen
Previousness insists. My attraction to the palimpsest as a strategy of poetics lies in my interest to address diasporic conditions as states of superimposition.
Featured BloggerBy Rodney Koeneke
I can’t be the only one who’s looked at Duchamp’s “Fountain” and thought what beautiful things toilets are. The sinuous, vaguely anthropomorphic shape; the porcelain’s serene shine; the holes in...
Featured BloggerBy Vincent Katz
Last week, poets, publishers, and friends gathered at the Poetry Project in New York City to pay tribute to Joanne Kyger, who passed this April. The following is an expanded...
Featured BloggerBy Jill Magi
This summer into early fall I received three gifts: a chapbook from Eléna Rivera, a chapbook from Brenda Iijima, and an anthology edited by Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu. I am...
Featured BloggerBy Jennifer Bartlett
As I have written before, I began Larry Eigner's biography out of passion, hope, and my good looks. For once I was beginning to feel part of something, which is...
Featured BloggerBy George Quasha
Rare early photo of Franz Kamin creating a performance-installation Mind-degradable Manifesto I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to issue a manifesto like in the good old days, but...
Featured BloggerBy Diana Hamilton
More from Dear Poetry... i find emotions a huge problem, and the idea of writing poems because they give me pleasure at odds with wanting to develop as a person-writer...
Featured BloggerBy Jennifer Moxley
Is there a more vexed subject than the literary prize? Well, yes—but in conversations on poetry and money, maybe not. Many of the major prizes for poetry (those that come...