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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

Charles Simic Remembers the Fourth of July, 1963 July 3, 2012: In the summer of 1963, Charles Simic was on an Army ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. He and his fellow soldiers passed the time playing poker, sunbathing, and marking their progress to New [...] by

Charles Simic, the Utopian June 8, 2012: Over at the New York Review of Books blog, Charles Simic meditates on poetry and utopia. In 1972, I found myself on a panel whose subject was the poetry of the future. It was at the Struga Poetry [...] by

Why Charles Simic Still Writes Poetry May 16, 2012: Charles Simic still writes poems. That’s good. He also wrote this post on the New York Review of Books blog explaining why he still writes poems. That’s also good. Here’s a snippet: [...] by

Charles Simic Has a Secret and it Takes Place in Bed February 13, 2012: See this little essay in the New York Review of Books blog, in which Charles Simic lets us in on a secret that takes place between the sheets: his writing. Here’s a little teaser. Then make the [...] by