Posts Tagged: Travis Nichols

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Starting off, I want to thank Jeremy Hatch or subbing in for me last week, both on this column and as Saturday Editor. Great job, dude. Seth Abramson writes a lot about MFA programs and, by extension, the PhD in Creative Writing. It’s hip to criticize these programs, but Seth does a hell of a […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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The poet Deborah Digges died April 10, and there’s been a number of remembrances posted online, along with stories and selections from from her work. Ron Silliman notes the passing of Franklin Rosemont, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and Henri Meschonnic. Travis Nichols has more on Deborah Digges and Franklin Rosemont. Congratulations to Fanny Howe and Ange […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Andrew Motion is retiring as Britain’s Poet Laureate, and he has a few words on the matter. Exoskeleton on the tension between “greatness” and the avant-garde in poetry. What do Britney Spears, James Joyce and William Shakespeare have in common? Travis Nichols distills the Schiavo-Dickman feud down a bit, and suggests the debate may go […]

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