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2016’s Best Poetry: A Washington Post Round-Up November 18, 2016: Elizabeth Lund’s list of the year’s best poetry includes many authors familiar to readers of these pages, including Solmaz Sharif and C.D. Wright. She begins the list with Monica [...] by

Reviewing Philip Levine, Christian Wiman, & Paul Muldoon at the Washington Post November 10, 2016: At the Washington Post, Elizabeth Lund considers three new books of poetry this month: The Last Shift, Philip Levine’s first posthumous collection (with a little help from Edward Hirsch); [...] by

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