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Harriet

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

    Although only a few poets remain from the generation making up the New American Poets, many of the locations that they visited still stand. At the Bay Area Reporter, Mike...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Jennifer Moxley

    In communities of poets, one can sometimes perceive a faint hum of grumbling ambivalence about the fact that many of us fell in love with, were made smart about, and...

    Drawing of a poet playing a lyre.
  • Featured Blogger
    By Robert Fernandez

    Poetry is to life as a lens is to light, or as leaven is to flour; as a lens is to light, so the poet is to life—a gathering and...

    Detail of abstract painting by Robert Fernandez
  • Featured Blogger
    By Vincent Katz

    Last week, poets, publishers, and friends gathered at the Poetry Project in New York City to pay tribute to Joanne Kyger, who passed this April. The following is an expanded...

    Joanne Kyger
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The current issue of Asymptote Journal features an interview with poet, translator, and scholar David Hadbawnik! "Hadbawnik’s translation of books I-VI of Virgil’s Aeneid (Shearsman, 2015) ... pushes the discussion...

  • Open Door
    By Robert Fernandez

    I first encountered the work of Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) in 2006. I had been a loyal customer of Green Integer Editions, which publishes pocket-sized books by a range of international...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Liz Kinnamon stuns again with "Elegant Uprooted Things: Jack Spicer, California, and Psychoanalysis," published this week at the always-inspiring SFMOMA Open Space. Kinnamon grounds us with Spicer's first move, a...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Diana Hamilton

    More from Dear Poetry... i find emotions a huge problem, and the idea of writing poems because they give me pleasure at odds with wanting to develop as a person-writer...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Andrew Zawacki

    The “Lasco Project” was inspired by the illegal 2012 intervention “Le Mausolée,” conceived by French graff artists Lek & Sowat. Produced in secret over a year, by no fewer than...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Patrick James Dunagan

    Innumerable poets have used the concept of working or communicating with the dead as a stand-in for the business of poetry. To speak of "the dead" these days is often...

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