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

    There must be a "Great Poet" with whom you have an ongoing fight, says Anthony Madrid, "one from whom you are continuously learning." For Madrid, it's Czesław Miłosz. "When I...

    Milosz Czeslaw
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Paris Review Daily Correspondent Anthony Madrid discusses three translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses in his latest contribution. "Fact: there were, between 1550 and 1750, exactly three supremo-supremo English versions of Ovid’s Metamorphoses," he begins. From...

    Ovid, Metamorphoses
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Paris Review, poet Anthony Madrid discusses prime numbers—a subject that's especially timely considering that it's Math Poetry Month. Madrid writes, "I myself don’t work on prime numbers. I work …...

    Prime number distribution in black and white graphic.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Anthony Madrid, who reads one hundred books a year, takes on a close read (in the form of a notebook) of two collections by Nikki Wallschlaeger: Houses (Horse Less Press, 2015) and Crawlspace...

    Nikki Wallschlaeger, Crawlspace, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Paris Review, Anthony Madrid reflects on the similarities between the poems in the oldest anthology of Chinese poetry, the Shijing, and folk songs. "The poems date back to...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Hyperallergic, Robert Archambeau provides a glimpse at Anthony Madrid's latest collection of poetry, Try Never, out now from the crazy geniuses at Canarium. "If we were looking for a...

    Anthony Madrid, Try Never , cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Correspondent for Paris Review's blog, the Daily, Anthony Madrid shares a few words about poet H.D. in his recently published piece, "H.D. Notebook (Part 2)". In it, he wonders about the poet's publication history...

    H.D., Hilda Doolittle
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new collection of Russian Children's Literature published by New York Review Books, translated by one Eugene Ostashevsky, has been in the news this week. At Paris Review, Anthony Madrid reads...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Paris Review, poet Anthony Madrid shares with readers five of his complaints about poetry. Some, you might have never considered before—for example, T.S. Eliot's 1948 address to the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Paris Review Daily Correspondent, Anthony Madrid contributes a few good limericks to the web publication this week. Madrid wrote more than 300 limericks in 2013 until he was "made to...

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