September 6th, 2013 / 9:29 am
Snippets & Vicarious MFA & Web Hype

“Yet it’s hard to recognize my experience in most of the ways people talk and write about poetry, I mean in academic and anti-academic dogmas.”

Essay on things poets do when they decide to “sell-out,” e.g., how ridiculous their fall-back plans are. “Better just suck it up and write a bestselling novel.” “Translate poetry.” “Design board games.” “Invent a drink.” — #9 of 11 essays Zach Savich isn’t writing about contemporary poetry (over at the Philadelphia Review of Books)


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