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Harriet

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

    Happy Valentine's Day, dear readers. To celebrate, we'd like to direct your attention to Literary Hub, where Emily Temple has compiled a list of the most (and least) beautiful, erudite,...

  • Open Door
    By Robert Fernandez

    I first encountered the work of Amelia Rosselli (1930-1996) in 2006. I had been a loyal customer of Green Integer Editions, which publishes pocket-sized books by a range of international...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes, THE gun that shot pauvre Rimbaud in 1873 and landed Verlaine in the clink. That gun. Christie's will be auctioning the 7mm revolver on November 30th, the Guardian reports....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At The New Yorker, Hilton Als previews theater group The Civilians's take on Arthur Rimbaud's classic tome Illuminations: a theater piece called Rimbaud in New York on-stage at Brooklyn Academy...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In Charleville-Mézières, France, an old mill on the River Meuse has been renovated to house the story of notorious 19th century poet, Arthur Rimbaud. Charleville-Mézières is also the place of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The French poet Paul Verlaine spent 555 days in jail after shooting his then-lover Arthur Rimbaud in the wrist following an argument. He composed his best poetry there, argues Bernard...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Robert Fernandez

    I wish I could have seen Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s show “Untitled (Vultures)” (1995). I grew up in South Florida where the vultures are constantly circling. It was actually not until I...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Thinking about going on an adventure? The New York Times's Rachel B. Doyle takes readers on a voyage into Ethiopia: where Arthur Rimbaud lived, worked, and travelled after the publication...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The former art professor at MIT who recently robbed a bank in NYC's Chinatown, Joseph Gibbons, claims that he was inspired by the poet, Arthur Rimbaud: "I read the works...

  • Featured Blogger
    By George Quasha

    Site of the Café Le Métro poetry reading coffeehouse from 1963-1965, located at 149 2nd Ave., New York City For many years I’ve been interested in difficulty; I suppose in...

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