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Actualizing Democratic Vistas April 30, 2015: Tribute to …Pinsky, Walcott?. Poet, Educator, Mentor The cold, cyclical dark, turning and returning. Even in the scorched and frozen world of the dead after the holocaust The wheel as it turns [...] by

Notes Toward a New Language: Silence: On Tacita Dean April 29, 2015: Tacita Dean is a filmmaker and photographer; she also makes drawings, installations and audio work. Dean’s work is steeped in silence and her work,  a study of silence, of what is not said, of the [...] by

ABE Books’s 50 Most Expensive Book Sales of 2014 December 18, 2014: Well thank goodness there are a FEW books of poetry on here (or at least works by poets). Clocking in at numbers 23 and 41 are Auguste Rodin, by Rainer Maria Rilke and Lyrical Ballads, by William [...] by

Rain Taxi Pores Through New Directions’s Poetry Pamphlet Series August 21, 2014: At Rain Taxi, Benjamin Paloff delves into the history of New Direction’s Poetry Pamphlet Series. The series, first introduced in 1941, returns, after a prolonged hiatus, with “beautifully [...] by

The Poetry of Our Youth April 25, 2013: Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so ardently in high school that the profound and [...] by

Poetry Postcards and Postcards from Poets! October 18, 2012: Check out what arrived at this humble Harrieter’s desk this morning! Five issues of the Hoot Review, a literary magazine in the form of a postcard. According to their website, the Hoot Review [...] by

New Translation of Rilke’s “Letters to God” Reviewed at WSJ August 7, 2012: Rilke’s letters are nearly as popular as his poetry; he was an avid letter writer, and generous in his correspondences with young admirers. A new translation of Rilke’s letters was [...] by