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By Jill Magi

This summer into early fall I received three gifts: a chapbook from Eléna Rivera, a chapbook from Brenda Iijima, and an anthology edited by Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu.
I am grateful not just for these, but for all the comp...

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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
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the October 2017 issue share some picks from their shelves. Geraldine Clarkson The eminently portable volumes of the...

  • Duy Doan
    From Poetry Magazine
    By Duy Doan

    For our October 2017 playlist, we asked contributor Duy Doan to curate a selection of music for us. You can read about his approach to creating the playlist below. Click here...

  • Signs of Resistance, exhibition, (detail)
    From Poetry Magazine
    By Fred Sasaki

    Last week the Poetry Foundation opened Signs of Resistance, an exhibition of posters, banners, and other ephemera of direct action made in response to social unrest. The crowd of language...

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    Trailblazing literary organization VIDA: Women in Literary Arts released its yearly findings from a study of the literary landscape in 2016. According to Amy...

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Harriet is the literary blog for the Poetry Foundation. It is dedicated to featuring diverse and innovative thinking in areas of poetry and poetics, and serves as a portal to the latest poetry-related news.

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