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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Diana Hamilton

    Dear Poetry: Advice on Hots for Married Men, and Making Friends and Writing Poems Without a Car I think my friend has the hots for me, but he’s married and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new exhibition of Amedeo Modigliani's drawings opens at the Estorick Collection in London this week. Modigliani and Russian poet Anna Akhmatova met circa 1910 and "became inseparable" immediately after...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    How might American singer-songwriter Iris DeMent and the "Soviet doyen of reverie and suffering" Anna Akhmatova come together? At Bookforum, David Biespiel reminds us that in DeMent's last album, The...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At "Weekend Edition Sunday," Corey Flintoff visits the St. Petersburg apartment where Anna Akhmatova resided for 30 years. Interest in the Russian writer has surged, partially as a result of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Arkansas-born singer/songwriter, Iris DeMent's latest album, "The Trackless Woods," sets to music a series of poems left behind by the Russian poet, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966). Like DeMent's 1992 debut,...

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    By Brandon Shimoda

    I became the corpse, because—and then, it floats away again. —Alice Notley, In the Pines recall, translucent and disposable, the remaining corpses. —Roberto Tejada, Lost Continent And one day the age will rise, Like a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    One week from today we kick off National Poetry Month with our annual blogging extravaganza. We know, dear reader, you've been waiting all year to see who the 20 poets...

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    By Elaine Kahn

    I could have met Tooth through a million different friends in numerous cities at any point over the last 13 years. In fact, it's a little bit of a mystery...

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