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‘Let His Pen Do the Talking’: Johnny Cash’s Poetry Revealed in Rolling Stone November 23, 2016: A new book, Forever Words: The Unknown Poems, proves that Johnny Cash’s legacy is as much on the page as it is in the airwaves. John Carter Cash, who manages his family’s “multiple [...] by

RIP Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) November 11, 2016: Today at Harriet HQ, we’re spinning some classic Leonard Cohen wax in his memory. The songwriter and poet has died at the age of 82. Cohen began his career as a poet in Montreal, publishing [...] by

Just in Time for National Poetry Month, O Magazine to Publish Bill Murray’s Favorite Poetry March 25, 2016: Yes, that’s right. O Magazine’s April issue hits newsstands imminently and with it comes a special feature curated by comedian and actor Bill Murray. Murray, who has been a poetry admirer [...] by

How to Retire From the NBA in Style November 30, 2015: Kobe Bryant announced his retirement from the Lakers with a poem entitled “Dear Basketball,” which crashed the site of its initial publication The Players’ Tribune today. Surprised? [...] by

Bill Murray ‘Secretly’ Loves Poetry August 31, 2015: At Rolling Stone, Bill Murray shares his love for poetry. The actor and comedian is an ardent supporter of Poets House, in New York. More: In his youth, Bill Murray wrote poetry, although he’s [...] by

What To Do When Your Twitter Handle is a Success? @SoSadToday’s True Identity Revealed! May 20, 2015: Hint: it is NOT Andrew Motion. In fact, it is Melissa Broder, who has been wo-manning the popular Twitter handle since 2012. As Rolling Stone writes, the un-masking is due, in part, to her collection [...] by

Jack White’s Third Man Records Launches Third Man Books! Debut Collection Includes Richard Hell, C.D. Wright, Sampson Starkweather, Sommer Browning +++ July 25, 2014: Ha, SPIN knows how to throw a first sentence: “Continuing his love for all things old-timey, Jack White has announced the creation of a new publishing company.” Hank Williams even wrote a [...] by

Hey Lennon Fans: You Say It’s Your Birthday? June 5, 2014: Well, have we got a birthday poem for you! Rolling Stone shared the news yesterday that John Lennon’s poetry and artwork would be featured in an extensive auction. Rollick on to Sotheby’s [...] by

Another Reason to Keep That Picture of Patti Smith on Your Bedroom Wall August 14, 2013: Above your copy of her memoir, Just Kids. It’s okay— us too!– because Patti Smith is STILL making art and making statements that totally take our breath away. This time? According [...] by