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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the New York Times, Rachel Syme speaks with poets Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky about their Twitter handle @astropoets and its origins. The poet-astrologers' NYT profile comes on the eve of their forthcoming...

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  • Open Door
    By Kazim Ali

    Rupi Kaur isn’t just Instagram-famous, she’s famous-famous. Apparently outselling Homer, this young woman of color from the suburbs of Toronto has become a global phenomenon in two short years. Like...

    Rupi Kaur, sun-and-flowers, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    National Public Radio introduces listeners to a new book in their future, co-written by the authors of the popular @Astropoets Twitter handle, poets Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky. The book isn't...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Writer Porochista Khakpour considers masculinity and the politics of the male body as they play out in the work of five poets — Alex Dimitrov, Chen Chen, Chiwan Choi, Kaveh Akbar, and Danez Smith—for Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR). Khakpour acknowledges the complications...

    Chiwan Choi, The Yellow House, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Twitter's infamous Astro Poets have landed a book deal with Random House, reports Elle. "And yes, they are actually poets, with seven published collections between them," writes Estelle Tang of Alex...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    W Magazine hitched its star--alongside 18.9 thousand others, and counting--to Twitter's brightest account, Astro Poets! While W calls the brains behind the magick simply "English buffs," you know them as...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    Installation by Luzinterruptus The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Los Angeles Review of Books presents a "Poets Roundtable on Person and Persona" featuring contributions from Alex Dimitrov, Lynn Melnick, and Metta Sáma. Here's a little slice of the RT: INTRODUCTION Lynn...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Alex Dimitrov's new book, Begging for It, came out earlier this year: Just discovered is an open letter from Ted Rees that takes issue with Dimitrov's cover image, a piece...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Homo Life makes a pedestal for Alex Dimitrov, recalling his "debut" in the New York Times Style Section, and casting the poet as "the first gay pop star." But...

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