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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Paris Review, read an essay by Craig Morgan Teicher that examines similarities between francine j. harris and Lucille Clifton's work. "The influence of one poet upon another is neither simple...

    francine j. harris
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In a recent Paris Review interview, Michael LaPointe asks Javier Marías what it was like to translate John Ashbery's poetry. LaPointe begins, "[y]ou translated John Ashbery’s poetry into Spanish, and Ashbery always...

    John Ashbery
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Paris Review, Idra Novey responds to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's recent testimony with an essay drawing on stories, essays, and poems by Flannery O'Connor, June Jordan, and Shirley Jackson, to...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Emma Garman introduces readers of the Paris Review to the Mexican poet and writer Rosario Castellanos (1925–1974) as part of the monthly column, "Feminize Your Canon." "Images of literal and emotional solitude haunt the...

    Rosario Castellanos
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Posted yesterday at the Paris Review is an insightful conversation, as one might expect, between Eileen Myles and Shoshana Olidort. The interview covers a good deal of space, ranging between Myles's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    José Olivarez’s collection, Citizen Illegal, is forthcoming from Haymarket Books next month. At the Paris Review, Andy Powell introduces a few of the collection's major themes: "gentrification, gentefication (which Olivarez...

    Jose Olivarez, Citizen Illegal, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Paris Review discusses its plans to explore more of contemporary poetry's themes and authors, in an article published yesterday on the blog. "This year, The Paris Review will be engaging in an exciting mission...

    Henri Cole
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Today at the Paris Review, Patricio Ferrari, editor and co-translator of Alejandra Pizarnik's French poems The Galloping Hour (New Directions, 2018), provides readers with useful biographical and literary-historical context for...

    Alejandra Pizarnik, The Galloping Hour, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Maggie Nelson's book of poetry, something bright, then holes, is being reissued by Soft Skull Press this week, after its initial publication ten years ago. Annie DeWitt spends a moment...

    Maggie Nelson, Something-Bright-Then-Holes, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Sam Huber guides Paris Review readers through Muriel Rukeyser's writings, reminding us of each one of her books' enduring significance. One place to start, Huber attests, is with Rukeyser's "Poem" from The Speed...

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