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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Duriel E. Harris

    For those of us who write, it is necessary to scrutinize not only the truth of what we speak, but the truth of that language by which we speak it....

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Last week, alongside The Unknown Kerouac and Old Angel Midnight, Jules Smith considered Jack Kerouac's Collected Poems (Library of America, 2012), edited by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell, for the Times Literary Supplement....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This year marks the centenary of American poet Robert Lowell's birth. The poet whose confessional turn in the '60s raised many an eyebrow, is according to The Guardian writer Max...

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    By Sara Wintz

    Born in Texas, Zoe Tuck has been a participant in the Bay Area literary scene since 2008: she co-curated the Condensery Reading Series in Oakland and worked at Small Press...

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    By Camille Guthrie

    Book XII of William Blake’s 1808 Paradise Lost. This week I’ve been thinking about the moment in Book XI of Paradise Lost when Milton’s Eve laments to Adam, when the...

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    By Camille Guthrie

    One of the poems I like to return to is John Ashbery’s “And Ut Pictura Poesis Is Her Name” from Houseboat Days (one of my favorite book titles). He begins: You...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Boston Review, Elaine Scarry looks at Steven Pinker's The Better Angels of Our Nature, published last year, giving particular regard to increases in empathy, dispute, and beauty due to...

  • By Thom Donovan

    This next month I am revising and typesetting my first book of poems, tentatively titled The Hole. Writing so much criticism and essay and working a lot this past year,...

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