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  • Featured Blogger
    By David Trinidad

    1 Last November, on election day, on a flight from New York to Chicago, I reread William Carlos Williams’s Spring and All.  I planned to...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Wanda Coleman's friends, family, and colleagues in the Los Angeles poetry community have been advocating for a branch dedication since Coleman's death in 2013....

  • Featured Blogger
    By Amy King

    “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We vote yes! The recommendation, submitted by Austin Straus (Wanda Coleman's widow) and supported by the Los Angeles Times asks that the county consider...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    If you're heading down to Los Angeles's Central Library this Saturday, you won't want to miss the tribute held in honor of Wanda Coleman...

  • Open Door
    By Amber Tamblyn

    There are only two poets who have shaped me profoundly as a poet. One of them is former San Francisco Poet Laureate Jack Hirschman,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We're still saddened by the loss of Wanda Coleman. Today, though, we were thrilled to hear news of a new documentary in the works...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Awful, sad news. The Los Angeles Times is abuzz with remembrances and stories about Wanda Coleman, "L.A.'s Unofficial Poet Laureate," who died too young-- at...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Last week we mentioned this story about Wanda Coleman's health. Now, here's a way you can help! Check out this site here.

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jacket Copy reports that Wanda Coleman has been suffering from an upper-respiratory infection since September and has been in and out of the hospital....

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