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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poet and publisher Krystal Languell reviews Rosa Alcalá's MyOther Tongue (Futurepoem Books, 2017) for Hyperallergic. "Perhaps these poems are most frequently concerned with depicting the development of skills in response to urgent or unexpected circumstances,"...

    Rosa Alacala
  • Featured Blogger
    By Roberto Tejada

    What I seek is permission for a story line, clauses of invention, the chance to find cover in the episodes, a cascading commitment to making shape and being shaped.

    A couple in 1971 standing in front of the Hollywood sign, Griffith Park, Los Angeles
  • Featured Blogger
    By Dawn Lundy Martin

    The first poem I wrote that let me know that I might be a poet took up the story of Yusef Hawkins, the black teenager who was murdered by a...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Vi Khi Nao

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Vi Khi Nao’s poems “Tarragon, Are You a Wild Boar?” and “Fish Carcass” appear in the November...

  • Featured Blogger
    By 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...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    On October 28-29 Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) along with the Creative Writing Program will host Angels of the Americlypse: readings and colloquia—new Latin@ poetries and literary translation....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The NEA has announced their 2015 Literature Translation Fellows! Literary translators undertake the challenging task of bringing the authors who are renowned in their own countries to a new audience, exposing...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Carmen Giménez Smith

    Aesthetically these five books run the gamut, but together they represent the current landscape of Latina poetry in the last year or so, although what Latina represents is contested. In...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Camille Guthrie

    Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so...

  • By Thom Donovan

    For anyone out in the Bay Area tomorrow night, coeditors Michael Cross and Kyle Schlesinger, and a critical mass of Bay Area contributors will launch ON Contemporary Practice 2 at...

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