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……No More Sentence(s)……

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Sentence — (2003-2013)

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The forthcoming, and 10th, issue of “Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics” will be the last. Yes, of course, just like people are born and die, journals come and go:

And yet— And yet—

Sentence is where I discovered poems and poets that changed the way I wrote: poems and poets (dead and alive, American and otherwise) that changed the way I thought about Poetry and its possibilities. Furthermore, Brian Clements, one of the founders and long-time editor of Sentence, was my first and best mentor when I began writing again (and for real) in Dallas in the late 1990’s.

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So, to follow is a little Q & A that I just did with Brian which, among other things, looks back a bit over Sentence’s excellent 10 year run :

(note:  back issues, except 1 and 2, are still available)

And yet— And yet—

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Rauan: The Prose Poem seems to be in a much better place than it was when you started Sentence in 2003? I mean that now it seems Prose Poems are welcome and present just about anywhere. Is this part of the reason you’ve decided to stop?

Brian: I don’t know if the prose poem is in a better place; it’s in a different place READ MORE >

Behind the Scenes & Events / 2 Comments
September 25th, 2013 / 6:34 pm

AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN CLEMENTS FROM “FIREWHEEL EDITIONS”

sentence6_cover1brian clements from firewheel editions was nice and did an interview with me. feast yo eyes nah children.

(interview after break yo)

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Presses / 30 Comments
March 24th, 2009 / 10:24 pm

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