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Checking in With Linh Dinh at Jacket2 June 29, 2015: We realized today that too much time has gone by since we checked in with past and prolific Harriet contributor Linh Dinh, so we’re grateful to the editors of Jacket2 for posting a conversation [...] by

On Alice’s Birthday, Beaucoup de Translations June 15, 2015: It’s the 150th birthday of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, and the Wall Street Journal reminds us that the 1865 classic “is probably second only to the 17th-century allegory, [...] by

Poetry at the New Museum’s Triennial: Jenny Zhang, Brandon Brown, and Cathy Park Hong April 9, 2015: Talk Series: Brian Droitcour on Poetry at the New Museum’s Triennial with Jenny Zhang, Brandon Brown, and Cathy Park Hong The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church Friday, March 20, 2015   [...] by

Recombinatory Enumerations April 2, 2014: I was delighted, if a bit apprehensive, when invited to blog for Harriet during Poetry Month this April. I don’t really think of myself as a blogger. In fact, not at all. I’m a fairly slow [...] by

The Victorious Battles Are Withered Wounds: Translating Pablo de Rokha November 7, 2013: On December 10 of this year, Copper Canyon will be publishing an anthology edited by Forrest Gander and Raúl Zurita called Pinholes in the Night: Essential Poems from Latin America. My husband Evan [...] by

Deterritorializations: Nominal Problems April 12, 2013: Sometimes I think of everything animate (and, frankly, most things inanimate) as systems of motion. If we are healthy, there are close to a thousand species of bacteria and fungi on our skin, going [...] by

Deterritorializations: Form Is Content, or Untranslating Patriotism April 8, 2013: Say can you see by the dawn’s early light Free slaves running Song’s words weren’t right Now a new day’s coming The few stay stunning while the many are handsome Your soul is alive but [...] by

Nicole Brossard on Translation and Experimentalism in Canada February 27, 2013: Quebec poet and novelist Nicole Brossard has a new collection of poetry called Piano blanc/White Piano. If you’re lucky enough to be in Montreal this evening, you can hear her read with [...] by

Mary Jo Bang’s Inferno Translation Reviewed February 6, 2013: Most poets and scholars have a favorite translation of Dante’s Inferno. We freely admit to having a soft spot for the first U.S. translation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but we know that not [...] by

Erin Mouré on “The Tarzan Method” and Translation January 17, 2013: We’ve long been impressed with Canadian writer Erin Mouré. Not only does she write poems, she translates from multiple languages, including French, Galician, Portuguese, Spanish and probably [...] by