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Harriet

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

    Sam Huber guides Paris Review readers through Muriel Rukeyser's writings, reminding us of each one of her books' enduring significance. One place to start, Huber attests, is with Rukeyser's "Poem" from The Speed...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Maggie Messitt writes about Muriel Rukeyser's documentary poetics and anthropological research, much of which inspired her first books, Theory of Flight, which won the Yale Younger Prize in 1934, and The Book...

    Muriel Rukeyser
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    By Amy King

    [Editor's Note: Part 1 of "Call and Response: The Gifts of Women Poets" can be found here.] On Carolyn Kizer Carolyn Kizer was my poetry mentor, great friend and goddess. Here is an...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Jericho Brown

    [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with James Allen Hall, Yona Harvey, and...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Yolanda Wisher

    You a poet / man? Uh-huh, uh-huh Me too. —Etheridge Knight Sixteen years ago, I was a disenchanted grad student living in West Philly in a second-floor row house apartment. Mark (now my...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Kevin Killian

    Flyleaf of New Poems 1940 signed by editor and several contributors. It’s still going at a reduced scale down on 24th Street at Folsom, but Adobe Books used to be...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yeah! Check them all out at Huffington Post! As the guest editor of The Best American Poetry 2013, I had a unique opportunity to examine where we are as a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the New Directions blog: the introduction to Muriel Rukeyser's Elegies, which ND has just reprinted! Originally published in 1949, the Elegies "were written over a seven-year period from the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    It's been some time since we checked in with what's new in our archive, so we thought we'd pull out a few file-folders and see what's been added. We'll...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Over at the Paris Review Daily, Rowena Kennedy-Epstein, editor of Muriel Rukeyser’s only novel Savage Coast, talks about her recovering of the book, which has just been published by the...

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