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Penguin Modern Poets Strikes Back! June 14, 2016: Guardian reports that the Penguin Modern Poets Series, the UK’s publisher of such luminaries as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Stevie Smith, is relaunching in order to highlight a new [...] by

Bustle on the ‘Seven Feminist Poets You Need in Your Life’ December 21, 2015: They are a rather convincing bunch. For Bustle, Anna Szilagyi proclaims the seven necessary goddesses on your bedside table: Whether you need a metaphorical shoulder to cry on or just need some extra [...] by

Sharon Olds Reads Rodney Jones on the Newest Installment of The New Yorker’s Poetry Podcast March 20, 2014: Give a listen to the newest New Yorker poetry podcast to hear Sharon Olds read poems by Rodney Jones (as well as a few poems of her own) and join the magazine’s poetry editor, Paul Muldoon, in [...] by

Denise Duhamel on Great Books by Women Authors to Check Out in 2014 (Or Sooner) December 18, 2013: Yeah! Check them all out at Huffington Post! As the guest editor of The Best American Poetry 2013, I had a unique opportunity to examine where we are as a culture in terms of verse. As the series [...] 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

On Proximity to Violence April 19, 2013: The day after the explosions at the Boston Marathon, I thought of Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, “Any Case.” When I first read the poem a number of years ago, it struck me as the sort of haunting [...] by

The Independent Discusses Sharon Olds and Confessional Poetry January 25, 2013: The Independent looks at Sharon Olds in light of her recent T. S. Eliot Prize win and the entire concept of Confessionalism. “‘No one wants to be called a confessional poet,’ [...] by

Sharon Olds Wins UK’s T. S. Eliot Prize January 16, 2013: Sharon Olds has been announced as the winner of the UK’s 2012 T. S. Eliot Prize (view the shortlist here). Stag’s Leap, Olds’s collection of poems “that describe the sharp [...] by

Olds, Stern Among Those Reading at Twin Cities Book Festival October 8, 2012: Here, via Rain Taxi, is the Twin Cities Book Festival schedule. It all goes down this Saturday. Sharon Olds and Gerald Stern will be among those reading. Full schedule here. by

Vogue Calls Sharon Olds ‘Our Foremost Poet of the Self’ August 24, 2012: Vogue magazine has embraced Sharon Olds’s latest book, Stag’s Leap, in its September issue, calling her “our foremost poet of the self in all its seasons.” The book, which is [...] by