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Harriet

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

    It was a favorite of feminist authors Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich. This year, Connecticut vegetarian restaurant Bloodroot celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the special occasion, co-owners Ms. Selma...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Back in 1970, Audre Lorde spoke on the importance of NEA funding. After the Academy of American Poets received a grant from the foundation, Executive Director Elizabeth Kray asked the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In reaction to the first few days of Trump's presidency, Edwidge Danticat looks to Audre Lorde's poetry while reflecting on the changing character of Miami, a place where immigrants could...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Urayoán Noel

    Every once in a while I’ll hear a Latinx poet on social media describe getting published in Poetry as a dream come true. Invariably I’ll roll my inner eye. Sure,...

  • Open Door
    By Francesca DeMusz

    All the way from Myrtle Broadway to Broadway Lafayette to 72nd Street and from Strawberry Fields to Sheep’s Meadow, I hoped I’d run into anyone looking like me who might...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Tonya Foster

    Tonya Foster takes on the question of form itself in “Touching Authenticities” by deconstructing the essay, which strikes me as a necessary gesture given that she is tending to the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Wind Is Spirit: The Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde is written by Dr. Gloria Joseph in "Griot style"--a Western African oral tradition of storytelling that brings together...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Anne Boyer

    Los Angeles had been a place for an emergence of thinking about the relationship of illness to capitalism, white supremacy, and patriarchy, so it was a good thing that I...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At Jacket2, Mia You explores Ricky Laurentiis's poem “I Saw I Dreamt Two Men,” in a reading informed by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Audre Lorde. You focuses on questions of empathy,...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Anne Boyer

    The nurses wouldn’t treat the pain. I had no one to drive me home, and it hurt—wickedly—the needle, the insertion of the titanium tumor markers, the size of tumor they...

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