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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Hoa Nguyen

    Previousness insists. My attraction to the palimpsest as a strategy of poetics lies in my interest to address diasporic conditions as states of superimposition.

    H.D., Hilda Doolittle
  • Featured Blogger
    By Eleni Sikelianos

    I want to start here with a couple of sentences I just wrote for another publication: "When I was a young poet I had two main aims: 1) write amazing...

    Eleni Sikelianos and Akilah Oliver, late 1990s
  • Open Door
    By Kazim Ali

    Rupi Kaur isn’t just Instagram-famous, she’s famous-famous. Apparently outselling Homer, this young woman of color from the suburbs of Toronto has become a global phenomenon in two short years. Like...

    Rupi Kaur, sun-and-flowers, cover
  • Featured Blogger
    By David Trinidad

    1 Last November, on election day, on a flight from New York to Chicago, I reread William Carlos Williams’s Spring and All.  I planned to assign it for a graduate poetics...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Ars Technica reports on a team of physicists and an astronomer who discovered the time of year that Sappho witnessed the constellation Pleiades, referenced in her "Midnight Poem," with a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Sappho by William Adolphe Bouguereau New Yorker's Rachel Howard documents "Heavy Breathing" - "a summer series of free critical theory seminars in the form of absurd, artist-led conceptual fitness experiences"...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Philip Jenks

    Paul Blackburn Twilight revisiting a prior version of this (see GutCult *8) It isn’t exactly as Spicer said that “most things happen at twilight,” but is where the most productive natal spaces...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Elaine Kahn

    Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta is an artist & casual historian living in San Francisco. Their first chapbook, PDF, was published by Solar Luxuriance in 2014. With Elana Chavez, they organize the Cantíl...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New Yorker's Daniel Mendelsohn considers Sappho's poetry in light of recent (two within the last decade) additional discoveries. From The New Yorker: One day not long after New Year’s,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At San Francisco's PBS affiliate, KQED, writer Jeanne Carstensen discusses poet Bob Holman's recent efforts to, well, save the world’s endangered languages. "There are roughly 6,500 languages spoken around the...

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