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

    An article by Faith Hill and Karen Yuan published in The Atlantic contextualizes Insta-poetry's popularity, beginning with a somewhat more familiar figure, T.S. Eliot. They start, writing, "Tom spent his...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Jennifer Moxley

    In communities of poets, one can sometimes perceive a faint hum of grumbling ambivalence about the fact that many of us fell in love with, were made smart about, and...

    Drawing of a poet playing a lyre.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Guardian's Jonathan McAloon reflects on the personal dimensions of T.S. Eliot's seminal work, "The Waste Land," while looking into a recent exhibition of works inspired by the poem, currently showing at the Turner...

    T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In the New Yorker's Personal History column, James Atlas discusses his experience gathering and devouring Delmore Schwartz's archives. At the age of twenty-five, Atlas secured a contract with Farrar, Straus...

    Delmore Schwartz
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new book by Bill Goldstein investigates English poetry and prose from the year 1922, a time when writers including Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, and D.H. Lawrence began to craft...

    T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In his review of Brent Hayes Edwards's latest book, Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination, The Nation's David B. Hobbs highlights a conversation between Ornette Coleman and Jacques Derrida to illustrate a particular...

    Ornette Coleman
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    And yet, British police apprehended a con artist who pretended to be both of them. According to the Telegraph, Alison Reynolds posed as T.S. Eliot's "twins" Claire and Chess Eliot,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Last week, alongside The Unknown Kerouac and Old Angel Midnight, Jules Smith considered Jack Kerouac's Collected Poems (Library of America, 2012), edited by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell, for the Times Literary Supplement....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Who knew! Garrick Davis's article in Humanities reveals that there is still much to learn about T.S. Eliot. In 1914, the philosopher Bertrand Russell was introduced to a student at...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Like William Carlos Williams's "Post-it-note poem," "This Is Just to Say," David Lehman's American Scholar column "Next Line, Please" hosts a few readers's poetic apologies of their own. This week...

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