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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 central atrium of the Guggenheim is...

  • Open Door
    By Garrett Caples

    Chicago at Dearborn and Randolph c. 1909. 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

    From left to right: Krystal Languell, Rangi McNeil, and Guillermo Felice Castro Yes it's still true, "The Poetry Project burns like red hot coal in New York's snow," as 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 her various forebears—but she might be...

  • 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, 2013.] When I was a student at...

  • 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, who is turning 80 years old...

  • 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 identified with the fiction world, Dodie...

  • 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 pour in—sharp assessments of his career,...

  • 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 the courted person, with the acrobatic...

  • 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 class. Her father was a mill...

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