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Harriet

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

    At Mute Magazine, poet and critic Amy De'Ath explores at length the aesthetics and complications of laying and lying (down) in Bhanu Kapil's Ban en Banlieue (Nightboat, 2015). Ban’s "l(a)ying-down,"...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Maureen N. McLane does us all a favor and connects the work Bhanu Kapil, Juliana Spahr, and Anne Boyer. McLane invokes, favorably, Dorothea...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Jennifer Scappettone

    Siren Aria (a fragment) …It’s still conductive, pornographic. The plumbing a listening hose for        strangers rooting around  In the house’s howls: I unwelcome Pan-  Am out of breath.  Fearing the mammograph. Does one Sioux Chief Full-Slip...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Lucas de Lima

    Among the many pointed questions that Lucas de Lima raises in “Poetry Betrays Whiteness” is that of how positions of unitedstatesian privilege can be used “to fight structural inequality and...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Anne Boyer

    The pathology report was terrifying. It said the primary tumor was ugly: highly aggressive triple negative breast cancer, necrotic, reproducing at a rate beyond fast. And my friends, many of...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The lists are coming...Manohla Dargis even quoted Umberto Eco, noting that "[w]e like lists because we don’t want to die.” Can't argue with that! Here are the best Best Poetry...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    In March, Hoa Nguyen moderated a three-part conversation about "policing in the literary world" for VIDA; the third installment has just gone up. Carmen Giménez Smith notes that "Hoa sent...

  • Featured Blogger
    By CAConrad

    To be a black man in the United States of America is to be in a constant state of war and I am tired, I’m just so tired of the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Fan of Bhanu Kapil and Fred Moten? A video worth your watch was posted yesterday at Harvard's Woodberry Poetry Room. For "Poet's Voice," on April 22: A riveting reading by Bhanu...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Cassandra Troyan

    Carrie: i'm reading your piece on tract – trace "The ground is like a bad omen. You can drag a stone back to the place of departure and still be stuck in...

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