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Harriet

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

    Yesterday you may have come across the New York Times story, "The Marshall Islands Are Disappearing," highlighting the dangers of climate change as talks continue in Paris this week at...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Democracy Now, Japanese Nobel Laureate Kenzaburo Oe talked with Amy Goodman on the 70th anniversary of America dropping the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Author of A Personal...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Democracy Now! reports on Wednesday’s inauguration for Mayor Bill de Blasio by focusing on Youth Poet Laureate Ramya Ramana's inaugural poem. A rough transcript of the poem reads: RAMYA RAMANA: A...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Democracy Now! ended its special coverage of Nelson Mandela's funeral this week with a poem written by Maya Angelou, dedicated to the late South African civil rights leader. AMY GOODMAN:...

  • Featured Blogger
    By LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

    1994. You were supposed to be a visual artist or a musician but somewhere you ended up here.  Hanging upside down in a NYC train. Carhartt overalls and PNB Nation...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Julie Carr

    Or: on writing text for K.J. Holmes’s “This is Where We Are (or take arms against a sea of troubles).” Performed at The Chocolate Factory, L.I.C NY, March 9-12, 2011 Performed...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Disappear - from the CD To Call Out in the Night by Pharmakon MTL from Ian Ferrier on Vimeo. Art Threat talks with Montreal poet Ian Ferrier about his live improvisation...

  • By Harriet Staff

    Democracy Now's Amy Goodman talked to poet and University of Michigan Ann Arbor professor Khaled Mattawa about the situation in Libya, where he still has many friends and family members....

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