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New York Times ‘Sunday Book Review’ Reads Recent Prose on Poetry September 8, 2015: It’s hard to keep track of all the recently published books of writing about poetry. Thankfully, there’s the Times’s “Sunday Book Review” correspondent, Joel Brouwer, [...] by

Black Sparrow Publishes a Complete Edition of Charles Reznikoff’s Testimony August 27, 2015: Charles Simic alerts New York Review of Books readers to a complete edition of Charles Reznikoff’s classic, industrial-age epic (or “anti-epic,” as Simic writes) Testimony, newly [...] by

The Effable & Ineffable Meet in the Work of Charles Simic June 11, 2015: At Los Angeles Book Review, Sven Birkerts writes about Charles Simic’s new book of prose, The Life of Images: Selected Prose, and a concurrently published new collection of poems, The Lunatic [...] by

Charles Simic Remembers the Salad Days With Mark Strand January 27, 2015: Wow: Charles Simic writes about Mark Strand for the New York Review of Books blog. Strand, who died in November, was one of Simic’s oldest friends: “Having known him for forty-six years, [...] by

A Soccer Addict’s Dream Weekend with Charles Simic July 3, 2014: Tomorrow is the big day. We have France v. Germany followed by Brazil v. Colombia—does life get any better than this? Not if you’re a bona fide soccer fanatic like Charles Simic. You can read [...] by

Charles Simic Remembers Bill Knott and Russell Edson at NYRB May 29, 2014: At New York Review of Books, Charles Simic remembers two writers who we lost this year: Bill Knott and Russell Edson. Two poets, Russell Edson (1935–2014) and Bill Knott (1940–2014), both of whom [...] by

Poetry et Le E-book Revolution May 22, 2013: ‘Tis happening, friends! Not only are your favorite fiction and non-fiction books available in electronic formats—but now—your favorite books of poetry are rapidly becoming available in [...] by

Follow These Weird Tweets! May 10, 2013: NYU Local lists its favorite “weird tweets” by NYU creative writing professors and wouldn’t you know it: A few of our faves are Harriet regulars. Yes, “The Weirdest Tweets [...] by

The Prose Poem as Mysterious Man with an Accent April 26, 2013: Like many immigrants, the prose poem arrived in the U.S. too late in its development to ever pass as wholesomely American. Something in its tone, in the weight of its silences, will always give it [...] by

Charles Simic Eulogizes the Postcard August 14, 2012: In a tribute to a great but fading tradition, the New York Review of Books posted Charles Simic’s musings on postcards. While Simic never explicitly states the connection between writing [...] by