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Harriet

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

    For the New York Times's Books section, Lovia Gyarkye introduces readers to "Bard of Instagram," model, and author most recently of The Terrible, Yrsa Daley-Ward. In...

    Yrsa Daley-Ward
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti's new, "experimental" novel, Little Boy, is due out from Doubleday next year, just in time for the writer's 100th birthday, reports Alison Flood at The...

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Columbia Journalism Review, Brendan Fitzgerald contextualizes Rita Dove's new appointment as poetry editor for the New York Times. Dove shares her response to the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the New York Times's "Overlooked" series, Kathleen Massara tells readers about the actress and director, Margarita Xirgu, who brought Federico García Lorca's plays to life....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New York Times marked Bobbie Louise Hawkins's death with a tribute recognizing her legacy in prose and poetry. The only daughter of a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the first time since World War II, the Swedish Academy will not award a Nobel Prize in Literature this year. The announcement comes...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The New York Times's "Overlooked" series seeks to remediate longstanding inequality in the paper's Obituaries section—an area that has been "dominated by white men" for...

    Julia de Burgos
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the New York Times, critic Luis Alberto Urrea reviews Kevin Young's newest collection of poetry. With Brown, Urrea writes Young "creates a parade through...

    Kevin Young
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For the New York Times Book Review, Charles Simic discusses Tracy K. Smith and her new book Wade in the Water. In his review,...

    Tracy K. Smith, Wade in the Water, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the New York Times, Andrew R. Chow reports on worrisome developments at Edna St. Vincent Millay's farmhouse, Steepletop. "Mark Twain had Quarry Farm....

    Edna St. Vincent Millay
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