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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Stacy Szymaszek

    A few people have recently suggested that I write about my poetic evolution. In a poetry community it’s funny how a few can feel like a horde, a clamoring.  “A...

  • Featured Blogger
    By John Sakkis

    6. Demo To Ink- Ron Silliman Chax Press Laura Moriarty was definitely there, we were standing in a group on the field at Woodside Elementary in Concord. Brandon Brown was probably there,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Or, at least one of you to fill the position of poet laureate. The application process is now open until 11:59pm on September 30, 2013. A little about the position: The...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    Installation by Matej Kren The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their...

  • Featured Blogger
    By K. Silem Mohammad

    In my last post I used Robert Creeley’s “I Know a Man” to illustrate the basic principle behind torque: that of twisting or swerving away from an expected cadential trajectory....

  • Featured Blogger
    By K. Silem Mohammad

    The word cadence comes up repeatedly when people are talking about the poet’s ear. With respect to poetry, it denotes “rhythm, rhythmical construction, measure” or in Samuel Johnson’s words, “the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Perhaps you have not heard of the reclusive, generous, "slightly surreal" poet Alfred Starr Hamilton. You are not alone--his first collection to be published in over 40 years has just...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Do you like reading long lists of fabulous poets who either made it into, were dropped from, or were wholly exclude from the Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry? If...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    To help put 2012 behind us and usher in the new year, we'd like to point you to Ron Silliman's blog where he has posted a talk by David Bromige...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Speaking of Silliman! The poet wrote on his blog yesterday that "over 140 books and journals [have been] water damaged beyond salvation" after a "pipe in the furnace room that...

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