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Harriet

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

    Give a listen to the newest New Yorker poetry podcast to hear Sharon Olds read poems by Rodney Jones (as well as a few poems of her own) and join...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yeah! Check them all out at Huffington Post! As the guest editor of The Best American Poetry 2013, I had a unique opportunity to examine where we are as a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Extending out from Oakland-- where many Bay-Area poets have participated in protests in recent years-- Beyond Oakland will welcome poets from Vancouver (Cecily Nicholson), Kansas City (Anne Boyer), Detroit (Marie...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    NYU Local lists its favorite "weird tweets" by NYU creative writing professors and wouldn't you know it: A few of our faves are Harriet regulars. Yes, "The Weirdest Tweets from...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Idra Novey

    The day after the explosions at the Boston Marathon, I thought of Wislawa Szymborska’s poem, “Any Case.” When I first read the poem a number of years ago, it...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Dana Ward

    So, we're still at the Comet, perhaps thinking through an atmosphere that I described before, a dazzling sky of unknowable pleasures & speeds, losing control while also piloting wild dirigibles...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Independent looks at Sharon Olds in light of her recent T. S. Eliot Prize win and the entire concept of Confessionalism. "'No one wants to be called a confessional...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Sharon Olds has been announced as the winner of the UK's 2012 T. S. Eliot Prize (view the shortlist here). Stag's Leap, Olds's collection of poems "that describe the sharp...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Here, via Rain Taxi, is the Twin Cities Book Festival schedule. It all goes down this Saturday. Sharon Olds and Gerald Stern will be among those reading. Full schedule here....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Vogue magazine has embraced Sharon Olds's latest book, Stag's Leap, in its September issue, calling her "our foremost poet of the self in all its seasons." The book, which is...

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