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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Tyrone Williams

    Although stuttering has a long history in the apocrypha of the West as an impediment serious enough to warrant correction (e.g., Demosthenes putting pebbles in his mouth to correct his...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Emily Litvak writes about "the guy with the dreams," also known as Mathias Svalina, for U. of Arizona's Poetry Center blog. Svalina was in Tucson on a leg of his...

  • Poetry News
    By Michael Slosek

    Get your day started off right with Cathy Wagner's new poem "The Moon Has a Head But No Body" on PoetryNow. The poem begins: So why assume [she] Is cold why not Assume...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    To accompany the publication of their second issue, Canadian small poetry magazine Touch the Donkey has posted a straightforward, substantive interview with Cathy Wagner, who has a poem in the...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Stephanie Young

    written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Cathy Wagner's new book, Nervous Device (City Lights Spotlight 2012), is given its due at Jacket2 by Virginia Konchan. The book has a polyvocal narrator, as Konchan notes, but it's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Catherine Wagner interviewed Rae Armantrout for Poetryeater: "Whatever their surface differences in sensibility, Wagner’s curiousity and vim for the watch-fine mechanics of Armantrout’s diverse body of work and Armantrout’s meticulous...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    It's going to be a festival for sure. The best kind, a small press poetry festival! Following on the heels of last year's successful event, the Midwest Small Press Festival...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes, our Harriet summer reading series is popping off starting tomorrow with Cathy Wagner and Dana Ward! We're opening the doors at 6:30 pm at the PoFo, reading to commence...

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    By Evie Shockley

    In the last week of March, Nikky Finney and Lizz Wright performed together for a packed auditorium at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.  Nikky opened the evening...

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