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A literary blog about poetry and related news
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff May 7, 2019
Today, we're thrilled to announce Marilyn Nelson has been honored with the Poetry Foundation's Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff August 28, 2018
Some good news coming out of the offices of the Poetry Foundation today: Safia Elhillo, Hieu Minh Nguyen, sam sax, Natalie Scenters-Zapico, and Paul Tran are this year's Ruth Lilly and...
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff May 1, 2018
Today, we’re pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, which honors a living U.S. poet for outstanding lifetime achievement. Martín Espada is awarded the prize...
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff September 6, 2017
Late last week, we found out the names of the poets who will make up the class of 2017 for this year's Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows....
Foundation NewsBy Franny Choi & Danez Smith July 5, 2017
Hosted by the poets Danez Smith and Franny Choi, VS podcast is a new Poetry Foundation feature with new episodes every other Tuesday. You can subscribe to VS on iTunes,...
Foundation NewsBy Poetry Foundation July 2, 2017
You might have noticed we have a new look! The redesign of poetryfoundation.org culminates a nearly two-year project that aims to bring users an engaging, immersive online reading experience while...
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff May 9, 2017
Today, we are excited to announce Joy Harjo has been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement and contribution to the art of poetry. Of Harjo's poetry, Don...
Poetry NewsBy Harriet Staff October 13, 2016
Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival, 1964 For years Bob Dylan's named circulated as a long-shot for the Nobel (100/1 odds in 2011), and today we are surprised and...
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff September 1, 2016
We have some news for you today! Kaveh Akbar, Jos Charles, Angel Nafis, Alison C. Rollins, and Javier Zamora are this year's Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows....
Foundation NewsBy Harriet Staff May 11, 2016
The Poetry Foundation, and we at Harriet, are overjoyed to announce Ed Roberson has received the 2016 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for outstanding lifetime achievement in the art of...