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FROM DISNEY’S PORN VAULT, A STORY THAT WILL BRING THE FAMILY TOGETHER, THIS APOCALYPSE. On Amanda Montei’s The Failure Age April 3, 2014: In which I talk about reading THE FAILURE AGE &  Amanda Montei talks about making THE FAILURE AGE   Divya: Reading The Failure Age There comes a time in every woman’s life when you must finally re-visit the fairy tale that your Mother forgot to tell you at night because she was busy telling you about Benazir Bhutto’s [...] by

My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 4, 2013: Practically every poem in my copy is full of underlinings: Natalie Shapero’s No Object (Saturnalia, 2013). Contains some of the most exhilarating poetry I saw all year: Amanda Smeltz’s Imperial Bender (Typecast Publishing, 2013). Has a poem in it I have every intention of memorizing: Shanna Compton’s Brink (Bloof, 2013). One of [...] by

Twemlow and Compton Rock Chicago! November 5, 2013: Yeah, that's right, the reading you've been waiting for! One of Harriet's feature bloggers, Nick Twemlow, and the ever-awesome Shanna Compton will be reading next Wednesday (that's November 13th) at Columbia College Chicago. Here's a little about these young luminaries: SHANNA COMPTON's books include Brink (2012), For Girls & [...] by

Shanna Compton Celebrates Joyce Mansour November 13, 2012: We're thrilled to see Shanna Compton spreading the good word about Joyce Mansour, surrealist poet, feminist icon, and apartment neighbor to Edmond Jabès. In case you haven't come across Mansour's work, Compton succinctly lays out who she was over at The Best American Poetry blog: Joyce Mansour was born in England, Joyce Patricia Adès, [...] by

A Must-Read Post for Women Poets—And Everyone Else August 15, 2012: Over at Best American Poetry, some of our favorite poets--Sandra Simonds, Sina Queyras, Elisa Gabbert, Shanna Compton, Juliana Spahr, Vanessa Place and Danielle Pafunda--had a great discussion about being a woman in the literary world and its accompanying blogosphere. While it's frustrating that certain poets are invited on to panels just to [...] by

Commit to poetry! January 12, 2011: Finding yourself short of New Year's resolutions that can actually stick? Try committing to publish at least three pieces on poetry in 2011. Shanna Compton has even created a helpful support group on Facebook to keep you on track. There are no rules, the only thing you need to do is "Just engage with some poems. Publicly." The open invitation [...] by