Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Charles Bernstein tells us that the University of Alabama Press is having a recession sale on many of the titles in their Modern and Contemporary Poetics series. (Via Culture Industry)

Peerscribe describes itself as a social network by writers, for writers. I haven’t had a chance to look at it in any depth yet, so don’t take the link as an endorsement.

Gordon Crovitz explains why the real problem with the Google Books deal isn’t the deal itself–it’s copyright law.

Some audio of Elizabeth Marie Young, who we recently reviewed and published in Rumpus Original Poems.

Check out The Lumberyard if you have some time.

Barbara Jane Reyes is guest-blogging at Harriet. She’s one of my favorite po-bloggers out there, incisive and intelligent.

Brian Spears


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →