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By erica lewis

I first met Tongo Eisen-Martin when he read at the monthly salon I held at my house in San Francisco. Part cocktail and dinner party, part poetry reading, these parties brought artists from everywhere together and invited them to participate...

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    By Harriet Staff

    This week, New York Review of Books treats us to an excerpt from Fleur Jaeggy's just-published These Possible Lives, translated by Minna Zallman Proctor, and published by...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poet Lucy Ives's novel, Impossible Views of the World (Penguin, forthcoming), is a "perfect summer pleasure," says Vogue's Lauren Mechling, who interviewed Ives about...

  • Poetry News
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    We’re thrilled to be celebrating our July/August 2017 issue this week at the Asian American Literature Festival in Washington, D.C. We hope you’ll join...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Hooray: An excerpt from Daniel Kane's Do You Have a Band?: Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City (Columbia University Press, 2017) is up at...

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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
  • Poetry News
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    We’re thrilled to be celebrating our July/August 2017 issue this week at the Asian American Literature Festival in Washington, D.C. We hope you’ll join us at the following events, which...

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    From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June 2017 issue share some books that held their interest. David Baker This spring’s reading has brought...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Arthur Solway

    I wanted to go on an immense journey, to travel night and day into the unknown until, forgetting my old self, I came into possession of a new self, one...

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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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