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Harriet

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

    At The Rumpus, Ross Gay discusses writing his new book, The Book of Delights (Algonquin, 2019).

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Visit the AAWW's website to read poets Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Ross Gay's discussion about their collaborative text, LACE & PYRITE (Organic Weapon Arts, 2014). They begin with an introduction: "In the late July...

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  • Featured Blogger
    By Hayan Charara

    Peter Twal’s Our Earliest Tattoos, his first book, won the 2018 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, which is awarded to poets of Arab heritage for a first or second book. A...

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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Poetry Center in Tucson, Arizona has posted a recap of their 2016 poetry series that featured a lineup of remarkable poets engaging with ideas and concerns around the topic...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Duriel E. Harris

    I. The I in the Center of Experiment Giving myself the assignment to conduct experiments in joy this past spring was initially a way to shift my approach to following through...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At PBS NewsHour, Ross Gay says, "Gardening slows me down. I want to stop and observe everything." Few moments feel as inspirational to him--apart from poetry--but there aren't many other...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The National Book Critics Circle Awards ceremony was last night! While the winners were announced in New York, the LA Times has all the details on the best of publishing...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    If you were lamenting the fact that the unbelievably supportive Windham-Campbell Prizes do not have a poetry category (just us?), never fear: The $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is here....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Far more than a quirk of the Gregorian calendar, Leap Day has the potential to disrupt our lives worse more than a thousand Mercurys at their retrogradiest. That is, at...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Jacket Copy, an interview with Ross Gay on how it feels to be up for so many literary awards with his third collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. Abigail Licad...

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