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Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

28 February 2013 on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

8 Great Poetry Readings In Pinsky's famous book The Sounds of Poetry: A Brief Guide, he declares that poetry “is a vocal, which is to say a bodily, art. The...

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27 February 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Hey, check out the new Linkstorm banner. Very cool, right? My kid sister, Molly Somers, does all of our design. Thanks Molly, you're a...

Nonfiction Pizza Party

Nonfiction Pizza Party

26 February 2013 on Blog, Nonfiction Pizza Party

Chloe Caldwell is the author of the essay collection Legs Get Led Astray (Future Tense Books) and the e-book The New Age Camp (Thought Catalog). Both were released in 2012....

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

21 February 2013 on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Revolutionary Time Capsule: Coming of Age and African-American Womanhood in Sister Sonia Sanchez's A BLUES BOOK FOR BLUE BLACK MAGICAL...

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Wednesday Linkstorm

20 February 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

The Internet is full of great stuff to read this week! It's hard for me to even write jokes about it, because how do you joke about things you like?...

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

14 February 2013 on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

In honor of Valentine's Day, I have curated some offbeat, surprising love poems for you, dear readers....

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Wednesday Linkstorm

13 February 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

We're only three days out from Richard Ford's birthday, and you've done nothing, nothing, to prepare. I'm not angry, I'm just disappointed. The least you could do would be to...

Nonfiction Pizza Party

Nonfiction Pizza Party

12 February 2013 on Nonfiction Pizza Party

To celebrate Valentine's Day, I've asked some writers I admire to pick their favorite love themed essay, story, poem, or song. For me, it comes down to Sandra Cisneros' one-page...

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

07 February 2013 on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Whenever I open up a new book of poetry these days, I seem to find a pig poem. It is a well-loved topic of...

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Wednesday Linkstorm

06 February 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Philip Roth apparently told a young writer to quit writing because it's too hard. Here is a response from Elizabeth Gilbert. To paraphrase: "Uh, chill out, PR. It's sitting in...

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

31 January 2013 on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

The Art of Distraction So often, when our attention spans aren't what we'd like them to be (a possible side effect of living in cities, according to this new study,...

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Wednesday Linkstorm

30 January 2013 on Blog, Linkstorm

Yesterday was Anton Chekhov's birthday. Best Chekhov story on three. One, two, three... (Did you shout The Kiss? I shouted The Kiss. Great, we're in agreement. It's The Kiss.) Here...

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