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

    Natalie Eilbert interviewed Milk author Dorothea Lasky for Los Angeles Review of Books, and the results are as profound as you'd expect.

    Dorothea Lasky, Milk, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Over the weekend, Carl Little reviewed Dorothea Lasky's most recent collection, Milk (Wave, 2018), for Hyperallergic. Lasky addresses the "changes brought on by motherhood — and intrinsically linked to womanhood — in...

    Dorothea Lasky, Milk, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Jacket2, William J. Harris reviews What Is Poetry? (Just Kidding, I Know You Know): Interviews from ‘The Poetry Project Newsletter’ (1983–2009) (Wave Books, 2017), edited by Anselm Berrigan. "[T]his big white book edited...

    Anselm Berrigan, What is Poetry, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    CAConrad's While Standing in Line for Death (Wave, 2018) is reviewed by Tyrone Williams for Lake Forest College's journal Plume. "In case you skipped over the title, While Standing in Line for Death is a dark, brooding...

    CAConrad, While Standing in Line for Death, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    John Vincler considers Renee Gladman's turn to drawing, and in relation to Mirtha Dermisache’s Selected Writings, at the Paris Review Daily. "In my initial attempt to characterize Dermisache’s works, I noted that some...

    Rene Gladman, Prose Architecture, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Brain Pickings, Maria Popova revisits Maggie Nelson's Bluets (Wave, 2009), "a slim, splendid collection of 240 numbered arguments? meditations? incantations? about the color blue, about its tentacled reach into nearly...

    Maggie Nelson, Bluets, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Boston Review, Dorothea Lasky's fifth book, Milk (Wave, 2018) is thoughtfully reviewed by Nathaniel Rosenthalis. Proclaiming the work the "fullest manifestation of [her] poetic persona yet," Rosenthalis also notes...

    Dorothea Lasky, Milk, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (aka the "Lammys") were held last night at NYU's Skirball Center, hosted by comedian Kate Clinton. Nominees in the poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoir, mystery, romance, erotica, drama, YA, horror,...

    CAConrad, While Standing in Line for Death, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Aditi Machado has won the 2018 Believer Poetry Award for her book Some Beheadings (Nightboat, 2018). The shortlist made for some stiff competition. Before an excerpt from the book, The Believer gives...

    Aditi Machado, Some Beheadings, cover
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Poet and scholar Nick Sturm's blog, Crystal Set, is devoted to none other than Susie Timmons! As Sturm mentions, Timmons's three books "were recently collected in Superior Packet, published by Wave in...

    Susie Timmons, Superior Packets, cover
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