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Enough With the Rankings, Already

August 19, 2014 • Poetry, TLR News

Poetry is a strange corner of the literary world. When we’re not wringing our hands about whether poetry is dead, dying, or undead, we’re coming up with elaborate but poorly-thought-out ways of quantifying its importance in contemporary society. This week’s contribution to the latter is a strange entry on Huffington Post’s “The Blog” in which… Read More ›

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Enough With the Rankings, Already

NPG 1605,John Keats,by Joseph Severn

Poetry is a strange corner of the literary world. When we’re not wringing our hands about whether poetry is dead, dying, or undead, we’re coming up with elaborate but poorly-thought-out ways of quantifying its importance in contemporary society. This week’s contribution to the latter is a strange entry on Huffington Post’s “The Blog” in which… Read More ›

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How Much of Your Submission Will I Read?

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There’s a paradox to writing time: as a writer you are often advised to give a story, essay or poem sufficient time to develop—a month, six months, a year…sometimes more. Within this frame you draft, revise, and then let it sit for as long as it takes to create the perspective needed to evaluate it… Read More ›

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