Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears


I’m always interested in new and engaging ways to bring writing to people, so with that in mind, Diagram’s 10th Anniversary issue is out–well, it’s not an issue, exactly. It’s a deck of cards. But I bought it, and everyone I’ve shown it to so far has been impressed.

In that same vein, Poem Flow is a new app for the iPhone put together by the Academy of American Poets and TextTelevision which offers a different way of looking at poems. I did a more detailed write-up of the app at my personal blog, complete with screen shots.

Is Google Voice a poet?

“Poetry Society of America: insensitive, clueless, or just plain racist?” There’s more to it than that, but it’s a starting place at least.

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 →