Posts Tagged: Austin Kleon

Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living edited by Manjula Martin

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Today in Rumpus Books, Elizabeth Stark reviews Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living, edited by Manjula Martin.

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An Interview With Austin Kleon

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Rumpus contributor Andrew David King interviews Austin Kleon at The Kenyon Review’s blog. Kleon has a knack for altering a text to make it his own, and talks at length about creative originality: “I guess what I’m interested in is why ‘originality’ is a trait we look for in art at all. It’s like ‘authenticity’—what does it really mean […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Austin Kleon’s Newspaper Blackout site (along the same lines as his book) is worth checking out. He’s also a more than fair Twitterer. Via Harriet, Andrea Lingenfelter talks about “teaching Bay Area children to translate from Chinese and do concrete poetry—at the same time!” I’ve just recently (like, hours ago) seen some very similar work, […]

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