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Harriet

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

    At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova writes about teenage Abraham “Bram” Stoker's letter to none other than his literary idol, Walt Whitman.

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova revisits Maggie Nelson's Bluets (Wave, 2009), "a slim, splendid collection of 240 numbered arguments? meditations? incantations? about the color blue, about its tentacled reach into nearly...

    Maggie Nelson, Bluets, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Back in 1970, Audre Lorde spoke on the importance of NEA funding. After the Academy of American Poets received a grant from the foundation, Executive Director Elizabeth Kray asked the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    May we conclude today with a note from James Baldwin. At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova recently compiled an enduring amount of wisdom from Baldwin, such as this gem: "If you...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We're always happy to find the occasion to celebrate the poetry of Adrienne Rich. Our excuse today is that it's her b-day! The good folks over at brain pickings have...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Stephanos Papadopoulos historicizes poetry and Greece for the Los Angeles Review of Books: "Greeks have always held onto their poets with particular tenacity and respect. No one knows where poetry...

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