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Harriet

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

    Mathias Svalina, poet and deliverer of dreams, is featured at Hyperallergic. What you may not know: "[T]he Dream Delivery Service has become a self-sustaining operation. Dream recipients can subscribe to a...

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    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

    Paris Review's digital edition features a lively conversation between Ben Lerner and Alexander Kluge about the lyric, prose, and we're sorry, what?, did someone say green tea crème brûlée? Very...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Emily Litvak writes about "the guy with the dreams," also known as Mathias Svalina, for U. of Arizona's Poetry Center blog. Svalina was in Tucson on a leg of his...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Pleiades: Literature in Context shares a sneak preview of its new issue with a "peeved" review of Ben Lerner's The Hatred of Poetry, by Mark Halliday. And he carries Ashbery...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Full Stop, a much-talked-about review by Zach Savich breaks down Ben Lerner's The Hatred of Poetry. "Despite the currency of ire in online commentary, let alone in bars after...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The conversation surrounding Ben Lerner's new book Hatred of Poetry has reached the Smithsonian—Smithsonian Magazine, that is. The institution's Senior Historian, David C. Ward, remarks that while the collection begins...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    "What works against him is the curiously airless, antiseptic nature of the enterprise," writes Jeff Gordinier for The New York Times about Ben Lerner in The Hatred of Poetry. "Coming...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Worth checking out at Jacket2 is Natalia Cecire's newest commentary, "Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers." Cecire, a lecturer in English and American Studies at the University of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the New Republic, Ken Chen takes a close look at poet, novelist, and MacArthur–winner Ben Lerner's FSG meditation, The Hatred of Poetry. Although far from a disavowal, Lerner argues...

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