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

    At the New Yorker, Dan Chiasson recalls the moment he first heard about the poet Max Ritvo, who died at the age of 25 in 2016. Ritvo is the author of...

    Black and white image of Max Ritvo
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Elizabeth Metzger interviews playwright Sarah Ruhl about her letter correspondence with the late poet Max Ritvo at BOMB. Their correspondence is the focus of a new book published by Milkweed Editions...

    Max Ritvo, Letters From Max, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Literary Hub, learn about Elizabeth Metzger and Max Ritvo's uncommon friendship and their correspondences, which led to Metzger's task of putting together Ritvo's final poetry collection, The Final Voicemails...

    Black and white image of Max Ritvo
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Milkweed Editions announced today that the press will publish Max Ritvo's second collection of poems, The Final Voicemails, which will join Letters from Max, co-authored by Ritvo and Sarah Ruhl, on the roster. Milkweed...

    Black and white image of Max Ritvo
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Publishers of Max Ritvo's Four Reincarnations, Milkweed Editions, honored the late poet yesterday, just a year after his death, with a collection of tributes and remembrances: A year ago today, Max Ritvo passed...

    Black and white image of Max Ritvo
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    If you're a reader like us, who never had the opportunity to meet poet Max Ritvo, Lucie Brock-Broido's heartfelt remembrance is the next best chance to familiarize yourself with the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New Yorker has compiled its favorite poems published in the magazine throughout 2016, and the list includes "Wrapper Frag," by Peter Gizzi; “Landscape With Loanword and Solstice,” by...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Berfrois, several writers, poets, friends, and family remember Max Ritvo (1990-2016), including Dorothea Lasky, Sarah Ruhl, Kaveh Akbar, and Kathleen Ossip. "Part of me finds this very hard to...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Stephen Burt looks at Max Ritvo's debut book, Four Reincarnations, and Heather Hartley’s Adult Swim, her second collection. Burt approaches Ritvo's collection under...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The generous, loving, funny, thoughtful, brilliant poet and person Max Joseph Ritvo died on August 23, 2016, after a long battle with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare pediatric cancer. We here...

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