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  • Open Door
    By Robert Pinsky

    Is “Eros Turannos” by Edwin Arlington Robinson an “overwhelming” work of art? I'd be tempted to say so (and possibly have). I've written about the remarkable form of the poem as...

  • Open Door
    By Robert Pinsky

    On a personal level, affectionate teasing can express love, of course. In some families, benign mockery is a prized, vital form of intimacy. Comedy of the self, comedy of the...

  • Open Door
    By Harriet Staff

    Photo by Christopher Funkhouser Last month Chris Stroffolino wrote in to Harriet to follow up on the news story we ran in March about his music, poetry, and the recent...

  • Open Door
    By Anna Vitale

    I told lots of people that I was going to write about the East Bay Poetry Summit for Harriet’s "Open Door" series. And each time, I followed it up with...

  • Open Door
    By Kaplan Harris

    On Friday, April 5th I found myself in the wrong rust belt city, surrounded by the wrong group of rust belt poets. I was in Cleveland when I was supposed...

  • Open Door
    By Abigail Deutsch

    Who: Native American Poets What: Native Innovation: Indigenous American Poetry in the 21st Century When: March 21 through March 24, 2013 Where: Poets House, New York *** The ghosts of the Mohawk woman Molly Brant...

  • Open Door
    By Travis Nichols

    Who: Richard Blanco What: President Obama's Second Inauguration When: January 21st, 2013 Where: The National Mall, Washington, D.C. *** “Knock knock.” “Who's there?” “Inaugural poem!” That's the approach I settled on as I biked down to...

  • Open Door
    By David Shook

    Who: Tishani Doshi and composer Max Ablitzer What: Everything Begins Elsewhere, a collaborative performance of music and poetry When: Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 7 PM Where: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London “Open Door” features audio, video, and...

  • Open Door
    By David Shook

    Who: Casagrande, over 300 poets from 204 countries What: Rain of Poems, London 2012 When: Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 9 PM Where: Jubilee Gardens, Southbank Centre, London “Open Door” features audio, video, and online media to document dynamic...

  • Open Door
    By David Shook

    Who: Mandy Kahn and other LA poets, Ali Heinwein What: Kahnstallations: Mandy Kahn's Poetry Installations and Musical Collaborations When: 31 May 2012, 8 PM Where: The Last Bookstore and The Standard Downtown, Los Angeles *** Mandy Kahn at The...

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