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    Danez Smith has been listed  in best of media on Forbes's 30 Under 30 list, announced this week. Smith, "whose poetry contemplates police brutality," writes Forbes, "gender and race, won this year's Forward...

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    Poets House dug up an archival piece, “An Unfolding Parable,” written in 1989 for the Third Annual New York/New Jersey Poetry Teachers Conference by Poets House co-founder, Stanley Kunitz. "His words, though they reference then-President George...

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    Visit CBC Books to learn about the winner of this year's CBC Poetry Prize, Natalie Lim. Lim won the prize for her poem, Arrhythmia. CBC explains that the poem is about...

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    Literary Hub posts an excerpt from Miranda Seymour's new book, In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron’s Wife and Daughter (Pegasus, 2018) which outlines a few of the complications...

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    Danez Smith has been listed  in best of media on Forbes's 30 Under 30 list, announced this week. Smith, "whose poetry contemplates police brutality," writes Forbes, "gender and race, won this year's Forward...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poets House dug up an archival piece, “An Unfolding Parable,” written in 1989 for the Third Annual New York/New Jersey Poetry Teachers Conference by Poets House co-founder, Stanley Kunitz. "His words, though they reference then-President George...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Visit CBC Books to learn about the winner of this year's CBC Poetry Prize, Natalie Lim. Lim won the prize for her poem, Arrhythmia. CBC explains that the poem is about...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Literary Hub posts an excerpt from Miranda Seymour's new book, In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron’s Wife and Daughter (Pegasus, 2018) which outlines a few of the complications...

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