Michael Kelleher takes some time to get deeper into the matter of the poetry market (such as it is) and does a good job of breaking down the power structure. I’m not wild about the sweeping statements he makes about “official verse culture,” but that’s mainly because I think the term is too ill-defined to have any real meaning, and so is often used to slur poets whose work the user doesn’t like....more
Posts Tagged: blazevox
Reb Livingston, the publisher of No Tell Books, has written a post about the economics of her own press in the light of the BlazeVOX controversy. What kinds of sales numbers are we talking about for poetry collections?
“No Tell Books’ best selling title broke even after three years and is now earning a very modest profit....more