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Yes! National Book Foundation Awards Cave Canem for Service to the American Literary Community September 20, 2016: Congratulations to one of our favorite literary organizations, Cave Canem, for being honored with the National Book Foundation’s prestigious Literarian Award. The nonprofit organization, which [...] by

Elizabeth Alexander on the Power of the People at Washington Post September 15, 2016: Washington Post celebrates museums in the latest issue of its magazine. Up on WP’s website, check out Elizabeth Alexander’s affirming essay on “the power of a people’s [...] by

Washington Post Reveals Olds, Youn, and Merwin’s Mastery September 15, 2016: Washington Post’s Elizabeth Lund reviews new books by recent award winners and long-listers Sharon Olds, Monica Youn, and W.S. Merwin. Lund starts out with Sharon Olds’s Odes which, she [...] by

Breaking News: Sharon Olds Takes Home Wallace Stevens Award September 7, 2016: We at Harriet send our collective congratulations to Sharon Olds for winning the Academy of American Poets’s Wallace Stevens Award. The award comes with a $100,000 prize. As the Washington Post [...] by

‘Do not blame us if you go crazy’: Spanish Publisher to Unleash the Voynich Manuscript August 23, 2016: Hold your hats! Washington Post writes that Spanish publisher, Siloe, has obtained the rights to clone the Voynich Manuscript–a legendary 16th century book written in a language that no scholar [...] by

James Galvin’s Return: Lacunae & More at Washington Post August 22, 2016: At Washington Post, Elizabeth Lund spotlights several new collections of writing to appear on bookstore shelves this summer, including James Galvin’s Everything We Always Knew Was True, which [...] by

Washington Post Reviews Solmaz Sharif’s Look and More July 14, 2016: Washington Post poetry reviewer Elizabeth Lund invites readers to take a look inside a few of her favorite collections each month. For the month of July, she’s chosen works by Solmaz Sharif, [...] by

Peter Balakian, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry April 19, 2016: The 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced yesterday, with Peter Balakian, the author of Ozone Journal (University of Chicago Press), taking it home for Poetry. “The title poem of Peter [...] by

Found: Rare Walt Whitman Letter Written on Behalf of Civil War Soldier March 11, 2016: The Washington Post reports that a rare Walt Whitman letter, one of only three known to exist, has been discovered at the National Archives. “ ‘My dear wife,’ it began, ‘you must [...] by

Obama Nominates Chief Executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Carla Hayden, to be Librarian of Congress February 25, 2016: Carla Hayden rose to public eye when she decided to keep the the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore open during civil unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. [...] by