Literature on YouTube

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Fiction Circus is campaigning for YouTube to add a “Literature” category to its current list of categories, which includes music, entertainment, sports, news and politics, comedy, and education.

Filling YouTube with literature, like filling a head with infected snot, will not be easy,” writes Miracle Jones in the manifesto, which includes 14 benefits from having a literature category, including visibility for authors, a space for uploading or viewing book trailers and for viewing in-depth author interviews.

It would be nice to watch a recorded reading by my favorite author without getting distracted by all those cute cats and babies.

via GalleyCat


LaToya Jordan is a native Brooklynite whose poetry has appeared in MiPOesias, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, The November 3rd Club, The Splinter Generation, qarrtsiluni, and other journals. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles and mentors a budding young writer with the organization Girls Write Now. She is inspired by crime dramas and often peruses the web in search of true-life macabre stories for her poetry. Her friends are afraid. She blogs about her writing life at www.latoyalikestowrite.com. More from this author →