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Harriet

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

    "I think of Edward Said’s Orientalism as I read Solmaz Sharif’s outstanding debut collection Look not only because of the landscape of the poems," writes Lena Khalaf Tuffaha.

    Solmaz Sharif, Look, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    PEN Center's 27th Annual Literary Awards Festival Winners have been announced; and winning for Poetry is Solmaz Sharif, who will receive the honor for her collection Look (Graywolf) at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel...

    Solmaz Sharif
  • Featured Blogger
    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. Then I looked at the webpage...

    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 early September. For now, congratulations to Brian...

  • 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 the Theodore H. Holmes '51 and...

    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 are often lexicons. You can see...

  • 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 MFA Creative Writing Program and is...

  • 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 where they are today, and where...

  • 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 begins the list with Monica Youn's...

  • 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 a poet's mission is to be...

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