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

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti's new, "experimental" novel, Little Boy, is due out from Doubleday next year, just in time for the writer's 100th birthday, reports Alison Flood at The Guardian. "[D]espite the acclaim in which he...

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti's voice is "vital as ever," says John McMurtrie in a piece about the poet, who is about to turn 99, at the San Francisco Chronicle. "'A Coney Island of the...

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the New York Times's Book Review section, Jeff Gordinier reviews a new selection of Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poems, compiled by Nancy J. Peters and published by New Directions. "Unscientific polling over the...

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We don't want to miss this one--Lawrence Ferlinghetti was interviewed by an elementary school student late last month--so here you go. Originally published by The New Yick Times, the newspaper...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Against the Chalk Cliffs," 1952–1957, oil on canvas, 49 x 36 in. Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the nonagenarian who, as publisher of City Lights and proprietor of City Lights Bookstore,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Legendary San Francisco poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti has had an unlikely friendship with his literary agent, Sterling Lord, for six decades. The two, who met in the height of the sixties,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Writer's Almanac reminded us this morning that today is City Lights founder and legendary Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti's birthday. Happy Birthday, Mr. Ferlinghetti! From Writer's Almanac: It's the birthday of poet...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    He's at it again! The New York Times shares an eight-minute video of Lawrence Ferlinghetti (which originated at the website of City Lights Bookstore) in which Ferlinghetti reads “Tentative...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At 96, Lawrence Ferlinghetti still has a lot to say about his life in the Beat Generation. On the eve of the publication of two new books, I Greet You...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At NPR: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, at age 96, "isn't done yet." "Today, he's still co-owner of City Lights, one of the most celebrated independent book stores in America. These are quieter...

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