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Harriet

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

    Dominick Knowles reveals details about the intersections of communism and poetry at Viewpoint Magazine, with an eye toward the poetry of George Oppen: "Just after publishing his first book, Discrete Series (1934), the...

    George Oppen
  • Open Door
    By Daniel Poppick

    Lesley Harrison and I met in Manhattan on one of those increasingly common hot October mornings when it still feels like summer. She was visiting New York from her home...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Hai-Dang Phan

    My lover asks for a bedtime poem, and, as with anything she requests when we’re in bed, I’m more than willing to comply. This irregular ritual of ours offers an...

    Unmade bed with shaded window.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Fret not, devoted followers of George Oppen! For years, scholars have presumed that much of Oppen's writings prior to the classics, The Materials and Of Being Numerous, were lost in...

    George Oppen
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New Yorker's Miranda Popkey looks into the shared life of Mary and George Oppen, beginning with their decision in 1935 to turn away from their art practices in order...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Lucky us: The Poetry Center Digital Archive at San Francisco State has posted video and audio of Frances Richard's 32nd-annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture, entitled "The Mind's own Place and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For this interview, Paul Auster hopped on a flight to San Francisco, where he recorded this conversation with Mary and George Oppen while seated at their kitchen table, in their...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In the newest installment of "Weekend Reads" at Hyperallergic Barry Schwabsky reviews Wong May's most recent collection of poems, Picasso's Tears: Poems 1978-2013. The collection, published by Octopus Books, marks...

  • Featured Blogger
    By E. Tracy Grinnell

    I was delighted, if a bit apprehensive, when invited to blog for Harriet during Poetry Month this April. I don’t really think of myself as a blogger. In fact, not...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The editors of Commune Editions (Joshua Clover, Jasper Bernes, and Juliana Spahr) contribute to Jacket2 in a new regular feature about poets and poetry in an age of revolutions. [...]...

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The Poetry Foundation's blog for poetry and related news.

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