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Harriet

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

    Cynthia Zarin pens "The Uneasy Verse of Stevie Smith" for the New Yorker's Page-Turner this week. Zarin is reading All the Poems (New Directions), the updated edition of Stevie Smith’s...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Guardian reports that the Penguin Modern Poets Series, the UK's publisher of such luminaries as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Stevie Smith, is relaunching in order to highlight a new...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Stevie Smith's All the Poems is considered by Barbara Berman at The Rumpus. "That she wasn’t especially original makes All the Poems no less piercing to read, in large part...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We always get a little jolt when we see Maurice Blanchot in the news, which unfortunately is a rare occurrence these days. So imagine our shock and delight when news...

  • 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

    At the Paris Review blog, Diane Mehta delivers an engaging portrait of Stevie Smith. Mehta writes that Smith's poetry is undergoing something of renaissance, what with her Best Poems...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Houghton Library Blog recently posted about the digitization of Emily Dickinson's music book: Music books or “binders’ volumes” were extremely popular during the years 1830-1870. These personal collections of bound...

  • Open Door
    By Robert Pinsky

    On a personal level, affectionate teasing can express love, of course. In some families, benign mockery is a prized, vital form of intimacy. Comedy of the self, comedy of the...

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