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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Jill Magi

    Our poetry friends have tremendous influence on us—on what we read, how we write, who we write for, and for some of us, how we teach. My friend Jennifer Firestone...

    Jennifer Firestone
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    By Paolo Javier

    Nov 9 Work all the time—manic depression but learn to use yourself: when up, drive in—when down assume the clerk--there's plenty of room for both. —William Carlos Williams In your transit journal,...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Hai-Dang Phan

    Late in Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner’s novel about a young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, we receive this capsule description of the research project our...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jim Jarmusch's new movie, Paterson pays tribute to two of the director's favorite subjects: poetry and cities. Jarmusch's Paterson is based on the epic poem by William Carlos Williams. The...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Jim Jarmusch is, in particular, a fan of the New York School poets Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery. However, his newest film, Paterson, traces the development of a character modeled...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The UC Press blog series "The 'Six' Boroughs," celebrating Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro's Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, concludes with a look at the poets produced by...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Tyehimba Jess

    "It is difficult to get the news from poetry, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there." —William Carlos Williams I have that quote from William Carlos Williams...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    From Jim Jarmusch’s "Paterson" to Pablo Larrain’s "Neruda," this year's New York Film Festival lineup includes movies where poets are the protagonists and literature is, as CBS Film Reviewer David...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    It's the movie inspired by William Carlos Williams that we've all been waiting for! Paterson stars Adam Driver as Williams, who we follow as he travels through the epic modernist...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Urayoán Noel

    Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure,...

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