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

    More end-of-year lists coming down the pipe! This one is part of a new seasonal column for TANK Magazine, in which Clinic editor and poet Rachael Allen selects her favorite poetry...

    Shiv Kotecha, The Switch, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Maggie Nelson's poetry collection, Something Bright, Then Holes, originally published in 2007, was reissued this year by Soft Skull, and we'd be remiss to miss a review of the book...

    Maggie Nelson, Something-Bright-Then-Holes, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Vulture brought together a panel of critics in an attempt to canonize our century in literature, though editor Boris Kachka acknowledges that "so much of how we measure cultural value is in flux"...

    Fred Moten, Black and Blur, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova revisits Maggie Nelson's Bluets (Wave, 2009), "a slim, splendid collection of 240 numbered arguments? meditations? incantations? about the color blue, about its tentacled reach into nearly...

    Maggie Nelson, Bluets, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Literary Hub today, Ruby Brunton writes: "There is a long-standing tradition of poets who have refused genre, or reinvented it, and who continue to push the boundaries of form." Indeed! Brunton...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Maggie Nelson's book of poetry, something bright, then holes, is being reissued by Soft Skull Press this week, after its initial publication ten years ago. Annie DeWitt spends a moment...

    Maggie Nelson, Something-Bright-Then-Holes, cover
  • Featured Blogger
    By Dawn Lundy Martin

    The first poem I wrote that let me know that I might be a poet took up the story of Yusef Hawkins, the black teenager who was murdered by a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In a special issue of 4Columns, Maggie Nelson writes at length about Fred Moten's new book, Black and Blur (Duke University Press, 2017). The book, Nelson notes, is "the first of three...

    Fred Moten, Black and Blur, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Maggie Nelson's newest novel, The Red Parts, moves onto U.K. bookstore shelves this week. At the Guardian, Rachel Cooke discusses two of Nelson's newest books, The Red Parts and The...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At New York Mag's style blog The Cut, Maggie Nelson talks with Maggie Lange about the "daring intimacy" of her work, its shareable qualities ("everyone always seems to be lending...

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