Poetic Lives Online: Links by Jeremy Hatch


Rumpus contributor Michael Berger only just learned about Harold Norse, on June 8th; sadly, that was the day Norse died. Here’s a tribute page, and a page where Glenn Ingersoll takes off on a Norse poem.

Mark Doty is spending an awful lot of time in a New Orleans zoo.

The June issue of Poetry has a beautiful essay by Tom Sleigh, about his memories of Thom Gunn.

Is slam poetry keeping it real, or getting soft in the middle? The New York Times attempts to determine the answer.

Brian quoted from this not too long ago; it’s kind of silly but worth a longer look: Poets Ranked by Beard Weight.

Jeremy Hatch is a writer, musician, and professional bookseller leading a cheerful, aimless life in San Francisco. He is the Junior Literary Editor of the Rumpus and has a blog which he updates once in a while. More from this author →