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

    Hyperallergic's Tim Keane draws readers' attention to the moment when Marcel Proust shifted to art criticism, as suggested by Eric Karpeles's Paintings in Proust: A Visual Companion to In Search...

    Eric Karpeles, Paintings in Proust- A Visual Companion to In Search of Lost Time, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In a special feature for the Fall 2017 issue of the Utne Reader, Tim Keane writes eloquently through three books about John Cage, including The Selected Letters of John Cage, edited by...

    John Cage, Silence, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In his latest piece for Hyperallergic, Tim Keane is inspired by The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, currently up at The Jewish Museum in New York (through August 6). His review...

    Walter Benjamin
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Today we'll get things rolling with a healthy and helpful perspective from one of our favorite writers, the poet, novelist, and playwright Jean Genet—always words to fortify! At Hyperallergic, Tim...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    On the eve of Donald Trump's election to the White House, poets around the nation are organizing poetry slams, readings, and events, to resist the incoming administration and inspire protest....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Against the Chalk Cliffs," 1952–1957, oil on canvas, 49 x 36 in. Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the nonagenarian who, as publisher of City Lights and proprietor of City Lights Bookstore,...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June 2016 issue share some books that held their interest. Howard Altmann In the humidity of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Hyperallergic, Tim Keane writes about the influence Wallace Stevens had on painter Jake Berthot. "I was reminded of lyrical poetry — its introspective urgency and quiet resonance — as...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The very influential VIDA has announced some leadership changes! Erin Belieu, who has acted as VIDA’s official spokesperson since the organization’s founding, said: “Editors and publishers throughout the country tell...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Barry Schwabsky writes some short reviews of poetry books for Hyperallergic, acknowledging that the common thread is his previous unfamiliarity with the authors: "I’ve decided now to write some short...

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