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By Christopher Soto

A bulk of poetry published by incarcerated people in the age of mass incarceration can be found in anthologies specifically dedicated prison writing.

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Lucy Ives has reviewed the Jewish Museum's Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, a survey of the Rochester-born poet, artist, set- and costume-designer's paintings and drawings that attempted to cast Stettheimer into...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Weekend Edition Saturday, Scott Simon spends a moment with children's book author Chris Harris, who recently penned I'm Just No Good at Rhyming. Simon...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    McAlester News shares a profile of Oklahoma State Cowboys's D-lineman Trey Carter, who is an avid writer of poetry, particularly ballads. His practice is informed...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Of note today is Joe Luna's essay for Chicago Review, "Unanswerable Questions," in which the Brighton-based poet, editor and professor "examines the rhetoric of the...

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Each month we invite a different blogger to discuss poetics and craft, influence and trends, and the writing life of a poet.

From the Editors of Poetry
  • Bookcase by Charlotte Perriand
    From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the September 2017 issue share some picks from their shelves. Kaveh Akbar I feel like, while our nation...

  • Atomic clouds and a white structure pasted on top of handwritten blue text and a punch card.
    From Poetry Magazine
    By Tyler Mills

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Tyler Mills’s two visual poems from her “Afterimage” series appear in the September 2017 issue. Previous posts in...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Tyler Mills

    For our September 2017 playlist, we asked contributor Tyler Mills to curate a selection of music for us. You can read about her approach to creating the playlist below. Click here...

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