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  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Holly Amos

    Contributors to the December 2018 issue share some recommendations.

    White text on a black background that reads "at the end of the world, / let there be you, my world" and is attributed to Danez Smith.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In her assessment of Sandra Simonds's latest title, Orlando, Lindsay Turner writes, "Orlando resembles Woolf’s novel not only in name or image (an oak tree figures prominently in both works), but...

    Sandra Simons, Orlando, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For her first entry as a Jacket2 guest commentator, poet Sandra Simonds looks again at John Ashbery's undersung, book-length poem, Girls on the Run (1999): "What I would like to argue in this...

    John Ashbery
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Lana Turner, Chris Nealon draws readers' attention to three new collections of poetry by women who are writing from political struggles with "an effortless, vernacular awareness rich with the...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June 2016 issue share some books that held their interest. Howard Altmann In the humidity of...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Anne Boyer

    “Chemotherapy is boring,” I’d warn people, and “cancer is terrifying but mostly banal,” and it was true, but by the time Juliana Spahr came to visit, I’d discovered cheap blonde...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Amy King

    If you don't know Anne Boyer's work, you should. She's a fierce intellect, tremendous poet, and laudable person. I'm grateful she spent time untangling my meandering questions. Her new book, Garments...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Brandon Shimoda

    I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day the age will rise, Like a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Today, Sandra Simonds has a new poem up at Berfrois, "Confessions," and she's also interviewed at Queen Mobs Teahouse, which includes the poet in a feature cutely ringing off the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    They're killin' it! Sandra Simonds waxes quite poetically, at Boston Review. One night last July, the Tallahassee air full of the smell of semi-tropical rain and azaleas, drinking my third...

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