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Harriet

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

    Boston Review editors Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen released a statement yesterday regarding their decision to continue working with Junot Díaz in his capacity as BR fiction editor, to much dismay...

  • Open Door
    By Amy King

    [Editor’s Note: This past summer, as John Ashbery was turning 90, Daniel Brian Jones contacted a group of poets, musicians, and artists, John Ashbery included, to read excerpts from his...

    John Ashbery
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Words Without Borders, Ilan Stavans and Regina Galasso, and their students, interview noted translator and author Lydia Davis about her work translating French classics like Madame Bovary and Swann's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    It's a special week in our fall season of events with back-to-back nights of lectures. On Wednesday we're thrilled to host Timothy Donnelly who will deliver one of his...

  • Open Door
    By Sara Wintz

    From the top left: Dorothea Lasky, Joshua Beckman, Timothy Donnelly, Terrance Hayes, Srikanth Reddy, Rachel Zucker Matthew Zapruder and I went toe-to-toe at Oakland's Boot and Shoe Service this weekend...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 “Discovery”/Boston Review Contest: Justin Boening, of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania; Meghan Dahn, of New York, New York; Nava EtShalom, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Jeremy Schmidt,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Every poet's favorite story writer, Lydia Davis, has won the Booker International Prize, reports the New York Times: Lydia Davis, the American writer known for her very short stories, has been...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Roger Reeves

    In On Photography, Susan Sontag discusses Walter Benjamin’s ideal work of literary criticism. According to Sontag, for Benjamin, the ideal work of literary of criticism would be made up of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We're happily stunned by New Directions's first series of Poetry Pamphlets--Bernadette Mayer mentioned The Helens of Troy, New York (for which she won a Creative Capital grant), in a recent...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    A young Joan Mitchell reading. Courtesy of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s recent...

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