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Poetry

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 Reading
Literature

Edgar Allan Faux Reading

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

Edgar Allan Faux
Literature

Edgar Allan Faux

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.

 Vijay Iyer and Teju Cole’s “Blind Spot” at the ICA
Visual Arts

Vijay Iyer and Teju Cole’s “Blind Spot” at the ICA

Teju Cole and University professor and pianist Vijay Iyer performed their creation “Blind Spot” at the Institute of Contemporary Art Friday evening. The show featured Cole’s photography and spoken word over Vijay Iyer’s improvisational music.

Amanda Gorman 02
Profiles

Amanda Gorman 02

Amanda Gorman 01
Profiles

Amanda Gorman 01

Amanda Gorman (front)
Student Life

American Lyricist

Amanda S. C. Gorman '20 is the first Youth Poet Laureate of the United States and a self-described future candidate for the U.S. presidency.

American Lyricist
Profiles

American Lyricist

Amanda S. C. Gorman '20 poses Sunday afternoon in downtown Los Angeles. Gorman is the nation's first Youth Poet Laureate.

Amanda Gorman (front)
Profiles

Amanda Gorman (front)

Amanda Gorman was awarded for her poetry as the nation's first-ever Youth Poet Laureate.

Grolier Poetry Book Shop
The Square

Grolier Poetry Book Shop

Grolier Poetry Book Shop is located on Plympton Street, right off of Harvard Square. It has been around for 90 years and is associated with famed Harvard poets, including T.S. Eliot.

Grolier Poetry Book Shop
Poetry

90 Years Of Grolier

​Behind a creaky door lies nearly a century of poetic history: The Grolier Poetry Book Shop has been an integral part of the Harvard Square community since 1927, making it the oldest continuously-run poetry shop in the US.

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