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Harriet

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

    The New York Times has published an obituary for poet Tom Clark, who died on August 18 at the age of 77. "His wife, Angelica, said...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The poet Tom Clark passed away unexpectedly on Friday after being struck by a car while crossing the street in North Berkeley, according to Berkeleyside....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    On Friday, we learned of the loss of poet and editor Bill Corbett. A longtime fixture on the Boston poetry scene, Corbett was also...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Irish Times, Marie O'Halloran reflects on the life of Matthew Sweeney. Sweeney, a poet who passed away too soon, was, in O'Halloran's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We were saddened this week to hear of the passing of Georgia poet Anya Silver. At GPB Radio News, Grant Blankenship writes of Silver,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Over the weekend we were saddened to hear of the death of Donald Hall, a former poet laureate and a central presence in American...

    Donald Hall
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday, the Toronto Star reported on the death of Canadian poet David McFadden at the age of 77. In 2008, McFadden was nominated for...

    David McFadden at Griffin Poetry Prize
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New York Times marked Bobbie Louise Hawkins's death with a tribute recognizing her legacy in prose and poetry. The only daughter of a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We are saddened to announce that poet and translator Sam Hamill, founding editor of Copper Canyon Press, passed away on the evening of April...

    Sam Hamill
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This week we lost the poet J.D. McClatchy, who died at the age of 72 in Manhattan. A number of obituaries have been circulating....

    J. D. McClatchy
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