Harriet

Categories

Follow Harriet on Twitter

About Harriet

Blogroll

Author Archive

Latino Art and Ekphrasis November 26, 2013: In February, I’ll be spending a couple of days in DC at the Smithsonian American Art Museum to check out “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” the exhibition behind “PINTURA: [...] by

‘What would a haiku/soap opera be without/an evil head nurse?’: David Trinidad Live-Haikus Peyton Place November 22, 2013: I first watched the movie Peyton Place with my grandmother in the late 70s. She and I watched just about everything on TV: musicals, shows about UFOs, gritty and inappropriate 70s dramas, and cheesy [...] by

‘I wander lush-lazy to and fro’: Five Newish Poetry Collections November 15, 2013: Aesthetically these five books run the gamut, but together they represent the current landscape of Latina poetry in the last year or so, although what Latina represents is contested. In her [...] by

Listening to Juana Molina and Making a Mixtape November 11, 2013: In a different life I would have been the person who produces soundtracks for movies. I love music, but more importantly I like thinking about what songs go together, however disparate they may seem [...] by

The Victorious Battles Are Withered Wounds: Translating Pablo de Rokha November 7, 2013: On December 10 of this year, Copper Canyon will be publishing an anthology edited by Forrest Gander and Raúl Zurita called Pinholes in the Night: Essential Poems from Latin America. My husband Evan [...] by

Twenty-Two Poem Hacks November 4, 2013: I’m really excited to be blogging for Harriet this month. I’ll be writing about translation, Latina poets, ekphrasis, mixtapes, collaboration, and Peyton Place. But I thought I’d start off by [...] by