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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Christopher Soto

    Before starting to write this essay, I simply typed into Google: "What is the etymology of 'politics'?" Below are the results that I received....

    Tina Fey
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    PEN Center USA has announced the 2017 Literary Awards finalists. The awards will be presented in Beverly Hills at the 27th Annual Literary Awards Festival in...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Our sincerest congratulations to Solmaz Sharif, a recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship in 2014, who has now also won...

    Solmaz Sharif
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In a recent article at Jacket Copy, John Freeman contextualizes Layli Long Soldier's first collection, Whereas, as lexicon. He explains, "The best poetry debuts...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The first issue of new digital/print magazine Sublevel has arrived! Coedited by Janice Lee and Maggie Nelson, this publication is rooted in the CalArts...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the twelfth year in a row, Poets & Writers spends a moment with new authors in order to ask how they got to...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Elizabeth Lund's list of the year's best poetry includes many authors familiar to readers of these pages, including Solmaz Sharif and C.D. Wright. She...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Visit Newsweek to learn about Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry fellowship recipient and National Book Award finalist, Solmaz Sharif. Sharif explains that...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Last week the shortlist for the National Book Awards was announced (original longlist here). The four finalists in Poetry: Daniel Borzutzky's The Performance of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Freshly shortlisted for the National Book Award, Solmaz Sharif's Look offers at first glance a quick observation, and at longer investigation a deep set...

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