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Editors' Blog
By Lindsay Garbutt
Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the February 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 Gregory Pardlo's "The Wedding Planners" from the February 2017 issue of Poetry.

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In the February 2017 Poetry, digging into the legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks


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