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Poetry

Harvard Yard
College

Creative Writing Collective Organizes South Asian Poetry Series

From the end of March through last week, the Harvard Creative Writing Collective held a series of poetry readings hosted by South Asian authors.

Mohammed El-Kurd
Race

Palestinian Poet, Journalist Speaks About Violence and Law at Harvard Law School Event

Mohammed El-Kurd, a Palestinian poet and journalist from East Jerusalem, spoke about the intersection of violence and law Wednesday at an event organized by Harvard Law School’s Middle Eastern Law Student Association.

Mohammed El-Kurd
Harvard Law School

Mohammed El-Kurd

Award-winning writer and poet Mohammed El-Kurd spoke at an event organized by Harvard Law School's Middle Eastern Law Student Association Wednesday night at First Church in Cambridge.

Woodberry Room 2
Lamont

Woodberry Room 2

The Woodberry Poetry Room is on the third floor of Lamont Library.

Woodberry Room
Lamont

Woodberry Room

Poetry for Everyone
College

Prof. Creates English Course for High School Students Through Harvard Extension School

Harvard American Literature professor Elisa New recently launched an online English course for high school students in 29 schools nationwide as part of her larger Poetry in America initiative.

Tracy K. Smith
On Campus

Tracy K. Smith

Pulitzer Prize winning poet Tracy K. Smith was awarded the 2019 Harvard Arts Medal on Thursday evening. Smith is currently serving as the 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States.

Tracy K. Smith
Alumni

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Awarded 2019 Harvard Arts Medal

The medal is awarded annually to alumni of Harvard or Radcliffe for their achievements in the arts. Past recipients include Margaret E. Atwood ’62 and Matt P. Damon ’92.

Grolier
Poetry

Grolier

Grolier Poetry Book Shop is situated on Plympton Street next to the Harvard Book Store.

Phil Kaye in Porter Square
Poetry

Phil Kaye in Porter Square

Phil Kaye, acclaimed spoken word poet and YouTube sensation, performs in Porter Square Books on a snowy night.

Phil Kaye, Date and Time
Poetry

Phil Kaye, Date and Time

In his new book, Date and Time, Phil Kaye explores a pre-internet childhood, his half-Jewish, half-Japanese heritage, and people he has loved and lost.

Libraries

English Professor Jorie Graham to Receive National Prize for Poetry

The Library of Congress will award Harvard English professor Jorie Graham a national prize for poetry in December, the library announced last week.

Edgar Allan Faux
Literature

Edgar Allan Faux

Rob Velella impersonates Edgar Allan Poe at Mt. Auburn Cemetery's Story Chapel on Saturday afternoon.

Edgar Allan Faux Reading
Literature

Edgar Allan Faux Reading

Rob Velella impersonates Edgar Allan Poe at Mt. Auburn Cemetery's Story Chapel on Saturday afternoon.

AfroLatinx Poetry
College

AfroLatinx Poetry

Noel Quiñones performs at a poetry reading in celebration of AfroLatinx history.

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