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Harriet

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

    At Los Angeles Times, Victoria Chang introduces readers to Diane Seuss's fourth book of poetry, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl (Graywolf, 2018). The collection is, in Chang's words,...

    Diane Suess, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, cover
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Holly Amos

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the July/August 2018 issue share some recommendations.

    Blue text that reads "If you can't save people, / at least don't hate them." Underneath is "Dunya Mikhail" in black text. The background is white.
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Ben Purkert discusses revision and the concept of an obituary with poet Victoria Chang, whose manuscript-in-progress explores the language of the finite. It's inspired, in part, by her experience grieving...

    Victoria Chang
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Academy of American Poets presents a few of this year's most captivating reads in a new feature on its website. Included are collections by Danez Smith, Frank Bidart, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the recipients of this year's fellowships on Friday and we're delighted to fill you in on a few of the poetry-related details. As...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Victoria Chang

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Victoria Chang’s poem “Barbie Chang’s Tears” appears in the October 2016 issue. Previous posts in this series can...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    From the cover of Richard Siken's War of the Foxes; artwork by David de las Heras. The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Three cheers, Victoria! From our friends at Hyphen Magazine: For poet Victoria Chang, writing is risk-taking. "To be a creative person, you have to take risks all the time," she says...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We're back! While we were out of the newsroom a few things happened—here's a brief run-down! Jackqueline Frost's debut book of poems, The Antidote (Compline, 2013) is now available as...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yesterday in San Francisco McSweeney's hosted Poetry in Conference Rooms: A Celebration of THE BOSS, an intimate reading with Matthew Zapruder and Victoria Chang, to celebrate the most recent edition...

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