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  • Open Door
    By Vanessa Hope Schneider

    In a museum, it’s challenging to represent an aesthetic movement that--though carried forward by many visual artists--began with writing. Perhaps that is why the...

  • Open Door
    By Garrett Caples

    Carl Sandburg’s poem “Chicago” turned 100 the other day. That is, March 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of its original publication in Poetry,...

  • Open Door
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes it's still true, "The Poetry Project burns like red hot coal in New York's snow," as the quote from Ginsberg says. The...

  • Open Door
    By Kazim Ali

    Kristen Stewart is hardly the first celebrity to write and share her poetry—count James Franco, Jewel, Tupac Shakur, Jimmy Carter and Ally Sheedy among...

  • Open Door
    By Julien Poirier

    [Editor's Note: This "Open Door" piece is a response to Tyrone William's post "Amateur Poets and the Academy," posted on Harriet on October 21st,...

  • Open Door
    By Amber Tamblyn

    There are only two poets who have shaped me profoundly as a poet. One of them is former San Francisco Poet Laureate Jack Hirschman,...

  • Open Door
    By Sara Wintz

    Dodie Bellamy is the author of Cunt Norton (Les Figues Press), a cut-up investigation of The Norton Anthology of Poetry. Though she is typically...

  • Open Door
    By Andrew Epstein

    Almost immediately after the world learned the dismaying news that Lou Reed had died on Sunday at 71, the obituaries and tributes started to...

  • Open Door
    By Robert Pinsky

    Virtuosity, sheer eloquence, in great work has its own meanings: in the best Shakespeare sonnets, as a kind of sexual display or gift to...

  • Open Door
    By Robert Pinsky

    Unlike her elders T.S. Eliot and Marianne Moore, and unlike her juniors Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, Louise Bogan was born into the working...

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