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Harriet

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

    At Tablet, a beautiful account by Jake Marmer on his time with poet and retired co-abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, Norman Fischer. After spending a day at the Spirit Rock Center Meditation Center in Marin...

    Norman Fischer
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Station Hill Press recently published an edition of Selected Poems by Clark Coolidge, spanning writing from 1962 to 1985. At Hyperallergic, Jake Marmer introduces readers to Coolidge's much-awaited tome: “A...

    Clark Coolidge, Selected, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the LAMBDA site, Ari Banias's debut poetry collection Anybody meets Christopher Soto's inquisitive gaze. While reading Anybody, Soto, the author of "Sad Girl Poems" and the founder of Nepantla:...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Tommy Pico's IRL (Birds, LLC) is reviewed by Christopher Soto at Lambda Literary. "While reading IRL, I was trying to think about who Tommy Pico sounds like. The answer is...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In 2015, Undocupoets co-organizers Javier Zamora, Christopher Soto, and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo started a petition with Apogee Journal to end citizen-based discrimination in poetry contests and book prizes. They...

  • Featured Blogger
    By John Beer

    Like you, I’ve got more on my mind than poetry this morning, this weekend, this year, this decade. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. The dead in Dallas. Afghanistan vet Micah Johnson....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new documentary by Los Angeles filmmaker Billy Woodberry, And When I Die, I Won't Stay Dead, takes a close look at the mysterious beat poet Bob Kaufman. Of Jewish...

  • Open Door
    By Francesca DeMusz

    All the way from Myrtle Broadway to Broadway Lafayette to 72nd Street and from Strawberry Fields to Sheep’s Meadow, I hoped I’d run into anyone looking like me who might...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Los Angeles Review of Books, Joshua Jennifer Espinoza talks about sadness and love, and how both themes play out in Loma's new collection Sad Girl Poems. From Espinoza's introduction...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Ninety-year-old poet and editor Stanley Moss spoke with The Forward’s Jake Marmer about Sheep Meadow Press and the tensions between the roles of poet and publisher; Pasolini's dislike of vegetables;...

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