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Harriet

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

    Patti Smith's introduction to the new edition of Jean Genet's The Thief’s Journal (Grove Atlantic, this month, originally published 1949), "his most exquisite piece of autobiographical fiction," is up at the Paris...

    Jean Genet, Thiefs Journal, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Paris Review Daily, an excerpt from Alexandra Kleeman's introduction to Kathy Acker's Empire of the Senseless (Grove, 2018). Of the "obscene and mind-bending saga set in the shadow of...

    Kathy Acker, Empire of the Senseless, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new interview is up with Eileen Myles, whose latest book, Afterglow (A Dog Memoir), "warps the canon by embodying the mutability of memory and mind." Carlie Fishgold, who talked...

    Eileen Myles, Afterglow, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Writer Negar Azimi finds Eileen Myles's new memoir about her dog Rosie, Afterglow (Grove Atlantic, 2017), to "[scramble] our unthinking acceptance of humans as superior beings." Azimi met Myles, and her new dog Honey,...

    Eileen Myles, Afterglow, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Tin House editor and writer Rob Spillman is interviewed at Poets & Writers! "Spillman entered the book industry the old-fashioned way: with a much-loved job at a used bookstore in...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    From Verso's celebration of National Poetry Day in the U.K. to e-flux to Harriet: an excerpt from Alain Badiou's The Age of the Poets, "a book in which the French...

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