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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Eleni Sikelianos

    As a child I belonged, absolutely, to everything. To color, to sound, to warmth, to my mother and the smell of her long purple dress with small crescent yellow moons,...

    Lynn Margulis, The Microcosmos Coloring Book, cover
  • Open Door
    By Kazim Ali

    Rupi Kaur isn’t just Instagram-famous, she’s famous-famous. Apparently outselling Homer, this young woman of color from the suburbs of Toronto has become a global phenomenon in two short years. Like...

    Rupi Kaur, sun-and-flowers, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Fanny Howe discusses Samuel Beckett, poetry, filmmaking, moviegoing, and the monk's life with longtime friend William Corbett in a new interview for Paris Review. "When I’m at the movies it’s...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A longtime Boston resident (and recent Brooklyn transplant), Bill Corbett is the publisher behind Pressed Wafer. In this Literary Hub interview, he visits Fanny Howe in her Cambridge "brick womb"...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Gina Myers

    In This Connection of Everyone With Lungs, Juliana Spahr’s “Poem Written from November 30, 2002 to March 27, 2003” opens with a litany of thoughts upon waking in the morning...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Cynthia Cruz

    Mamma Andersson, Filly This past year I’ve been teaching poetry workshops based on the idea of the jeweled lyric poem. The lyric poem is a poem that utilizes the “I.”...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Wow! The ten authors listed as finalists for The Man Booker International Prize include beloved poet Fanny Howe! "Ten writers are on the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Elaine Kahn

    Today's mixtape was curated by Elizabeth Robinson. I was lucky enough to study with Elizabeth while she was a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her seminar, Modernism and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    How about some killer contest news? Here's one: Wonder has just announced the winner of the 2014 Wonder Book Prize, judged by Rachel Levitsky, which goes to Uljana Wolf for...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At The Guardian, writer Michelle Dean argues that the Golden Globe of literary awards--that being, of course, the National Book Award--could very well go to Claudia Rankine for her already-acclaimed...

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