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Harriet

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

    We all know poets don't work alone, but sometimes we need a little help making connections to discover exactly which poets were contemporaries and if they were writing great verse...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    John Williams introduces the newspaper's focus on poetry, which resulted in a slew of fabulous articles this past weekend about an impressive list of poetry legends and debuts. Williams notes...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Literary Hub hosts a conversation between Chiasson and Lydon about Lowell, and in particular, about the range of emotion exhibited in his verse. Their conversation pivots off of a nod...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Alison C. Rollins

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Alison C. Rollins’s poems “The Beastangel” and “What the Lyric Be” appear in the April 2017 issue. Previous posts...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This year marks the centenary of American poet Robert Lowell's birth. The poet whose confessional turn in the '60s raised many an eyebrow, is according to The Guardian writer Max...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Kay Redfield Jamison's biography of the poet infamously dogged by mental illness, Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character, delves into territory previously...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Hai-Dang Phan

    Composed of rustic landscapes public parks are partly dreamscapes set off for communal sharing. —Susan Howe, from “Vagrancy in the Park” "You are my brother" —William Faulkner, from Absalom, Absalom! 1. Waves of granite pavement outcrops,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Guardian takes a look at Daniel Swift's new book about Ezra Pound and his years spent unraveling during and after the Second World War. In The Bughouse, Swift examines...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Happy Valentine's Day, dear readers. To celebrate, we'd like to direct your attention to Literary Hub, where Emily Temple has compiled a list of the most (and least) beautiful, erudite,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Hyperallergic, Matt Turner sheds some light on Etel Adnan's latest collection of poetry, Night (Nightboat Books 2016). Turner finds Night to be "in equal measure a series of meditations...

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