Posts tagged ‘The New York Times’

Nov 23 2015
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Trying new things to make poetry accessible, poets famous

Trying new things to make poetry accessible, poets famous

I’ve been blogging seriously for at least six or seven years now, though not always on the same platform. This past spring, for the first time ever, I shared two pieces of creative writing on my personal blog. What took me so long? I’m “old school” in the sense that I considered blogging separate from my attempts to craft experience and emotion in verse. One was informal; the other was formal. Somewhere along the way,…

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Sep 03 2015
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August news from the world of books and writers

August news from the world of books and writers

Summer is drawing to a close, and maybe, when you think of “summer” and “books/literature,” you think of lazy afternoons spent reading in hammocks, on beach towels, or en route by plane or train to some tropical getaway. Summer 2015, for lit, seemed to be anything but relaxing. Here is the haps on two big-headline literary controversies, and an (unrelated) ending as sweet as the cherry on that last ice cream sundae of the season:

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