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Harriet

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

    At the Huffington Post, Jen Benka—poet and director of The Academy of American Poets—responds to the onslaught of "Is Poetry Dead?" articles that arrive each April, just in time for...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Jericho Brown

    [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with James Allen Hall, Yona Harvey, and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In potentially life-changing news, The Academy of American Poets announced today some changes to eligibility criteria for their poetry and book prizes, thanking personally Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Christopher Soto, and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes, yes: The Academy of American Poets revealed the 2015 National Poetry Month poster! As always, The Academy collaborated with Chipp Kidd in its search to find one talented artist to...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Bon voyage says the Academy! The winners of this year's James Laughlin Award (presented by The Academy of American Poets) will receive an all-expenses paid week-long residency at The Betsy...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The recommendations are flowing like sand in soapy hourglasses. Lists of best-of-2014 publications are everywhere. Here are some. Some! How could we possibly keep track? These are in not much...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Today, the Academy of American Poets awarded Robert Hass the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. The award was among a suite of prizes awarded by the Academy, totaling over...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Just announced: A new honorary position has been established at The Academy of American Poets! Dr. Madeleine Fuchs Holzer has joined the organization as its first Educator in Residence. "This...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Some fabtabulous news coming from our favorite Academy: Khaled Mattawa and Alberto Ríos have been named Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. From Poets.org: The Academy of American Poets...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    As the Huffington Post reported: One of the country's most honored poets, Philip Levine, has received a $100,000 lifetime achievement prize. The Academy of American Poets announced Thursday that Levine, a Pulitzer...

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