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Editors' Blog
By Lindsay Garbutt
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the January 2017 issue share some books that held their...

The Poetry Magazine Podcast

The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.

The editors discuss excerpts from Paul Celan's "Microliths," previously unpublished prose translated into English by Pierre Joris, in the January 2017 issue of Poetry.

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Attraction and Defection in the January 2017 Poetry


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