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It’s Summer, Have Some Poetry on a Stick

From Minnesota’s KSTP: The Minnesota State Fair isn’t the only place you will find something on a stick. This week, Jason Davis meets up with a poet who distributes his poetry the Minnesota way. David Bengston thinks outside the box. In order to get his poetry out into the public, he prints cards of poetry [...]
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Imtiaz Dharker Receives Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog (2 days ago)

Carol Ann Duffy, the current poet laureate, selected the 2014 committee which selected Dharker as the medal’s recipient. A Palestian-born British poet, Imtiaz Dharker is the author of numerous books including The Terrorist at my Tab... Read Post

The New York Times asks, “Does Poetry Matter?” -- Poetry News

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog (5 years ago)

In response to David Biespiel’s essay in this month’s Poetry Magazine, Gregory Cowles investigates whether or not poets have a place in civic life: I had some fun substituting “pipe fitter” for “poet” throughout Biespiel’s essay (“A... Read Post

Academy of American Poets NYC Summer Poetry Series

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog (last year)

If you’re in NYC this sweltering summer and can bear to temporarily venture outside of air conditioning, the Academy of American Poets will make it worth your while. The Academy is continuing its free annual summer poetry readings w... Read Post


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