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A Closer Look at T.S. Eliot October 27, 2016: 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 Harvard [...] by

David Lehman Invites Readers to Craft Poetic ‘Non-Apologies’ at American Scholar September 6, 2016: 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 [...] by

Subjectivity in the Diaries of Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot August 9, 2016: At London Review of Books, Mary-Kay Wilmers gives an account of working at Faber & Faber, where T.S. Eliot was once an editor. Wilmers recalls hearing stories of Eliot’s wife, Vivien: [...] by

R.I.P. Poetry Book Society June 3, 2016: Well this is lousy news. Founded over 60 years ago by T.S. Eliot, England’s Poetry Book Society is shutting its doors due to a lack of funding. From the Guardian: The organisation, which saw [...] by

British Library Digitizes T.S. Eliot’s Animal Farm Rejection Letter May 31, 2016: As director of Faber & Faber, T.S. Eliot rejected George Orwell’s now-classic Animal Farm explaining “we have no conviction … that this is the right point of view from which to [...] by

Thoreau, Eliot, and Cage: Terence Koh’s Desert Island Reading List January 19, 2016: No wonder Terence Koh’s work is so good: he’s got great taste in books! For The New York Times’s on-going series “My Bookshelf, Myself” Koh reveals his top-ten reads. [...] by

The Waste Land Will Be Re-issued on the 50th Anniversary of Eliot’s Death August 7, 2015: What was your first reaction to T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land? On the fiftieth anniversary of Eliot’s death, and impending re-issue of the collection, The Independent’s Sean [...] by

Checking in With Linh Dinh at Jacket2 June 29, 2015: We realized today that too much time has gone by since we checked in with past and prolific Harriet contributor Linh Dinh, so we’re grateful to the editors of Jacket2 for posting a conversation [...] by

riffs on Paris graff : 9 May 1, 2015: Street art in Paris is increasingly approachable, if not palatable—even potable. Someone had left a can of Dr. Pepper in front of Ender’s brooding angel (in my previous post), as a votive without [...] by

Sound Is Bob Kaufman, Poet April 24, 2015: [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with James Allen Hall, Yona Harvey, and Richard Siken.] Every poet is an [...] by