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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),...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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