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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Hai-Dang Phan

    My lover asks for a bedtime poem, and, as with anything she requests when we’re in bed, I’m more than willing to comply. This irregular ritual of ours offers an...

    Unmade bed with shaded window.
  • Featured Blogger
    By Vincent Katz

    I like how poetry comes over the transom—that’s how it happens to me, and I imagine it’s not dissimilar for a lot of people. You happen to see a poem...

    A young Wallace Stevens.
  • Featured Blogger
    By George Quasha

    Rare early photo of Franz Kamin creating a performance-installation Mind-degradable Manifesto I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to issue a manifesto like in the good old days, but...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    If Paul Mariani's new Wallace Stevens biography is as engaging as Michael Hofmann's latest LRB review of it, we suspect we have a bestseller on our hands: The Soft Machine...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    London Review of Books's blog features a new post by David Bromwich on Wallace Stevens's poem "Sad Strains of a Gay Waltz." With its lines about mobs and political groups...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For its column "My Bookshelf, Myself" New York Times asks painter Lisa Yuskavage about her ten favorite reads. Among her selections: Wallace Stevens's The Palm at the End of the...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Harriet Staff

    Paul Mariani visits the studios of WBUR Boston program Here and Now to discuss his new Wallace Stevens biography The Whole Harmonium. Tune in to hear Mariani discuss Stevens's writing...

  • 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

    Adam Kirsch reviews the new Wallace Stevens biography for the Atlantic, remarking that the "story that [Paul] Mariani tells in 400 pages could be reduced, in its essentials, to 400...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Molly Peacock

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Molly Peacock’s poem “The Nurse Tree” appears in the February 2016 issue. Previous posts in this series can...

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