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Harriet

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

    Who knew! Garrick Davis's article in Humanities reveals that there is still much to learn about T.S. Eliot. In 1914, the philosopher Bertrand Russell was introduced to a student at...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Like William Carlos Williams's "Post-it-note poem," "This Is Just to Say," David Lehman's American Scholar column "Next Line, Please" hosts a few readers's poetic apologies of their own. This week...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At London Review of Books, Mary-Kay Wilmers gives an account of working at Faber & Faber, where T.S. Eliot was once an editor. Wilmers recalls hearing stories of Eliot's wife,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Well this is lousy news. Founded over 60 years ago by T.S. Eliot, England's Poetry Book Society is shutting its doors due to a lack of funding. From the Guardian: The...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    As director of Faber & Faber, T.S. Eliot rejected George Orwell's now-classic Animal Farm explaining “we have no conviction … that this is the right point of view from which...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    No wonder Terence Koh's work is so good: he's got great taste in books! For The New York Times's on-going series "My Bookshelf, Myself" Koh reveals his top-ten reads. “Silence,” John...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    What was your first reaction to T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land? On the fiftieth anniversary of Eliot's death, and impending re-issue of the collection, The Independent's Sean O'Brien recounts what...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We realized today that too much time has gone by since we checked in with past and prolific Harriet contributor Linh Dinh, so we're grateful to the editors of Jacket2...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Andrew Zawacki

    Street art in Paris is increasingly approachable, if not palatable—even potable. Someone had left a can of Dr. Pepper in front of Ender’s brooding angel (in my previous post), as...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Patrick James Dunagan

    Innumerable poets have used the concept of working or communicating with the dead as a stand-in for the business of poetry. To speak of "the dead" these days is often...

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