Struggling Poet? No Worries, There’s An App For That.


There are now approximately 718 different apps–“PortaPoet”, “Erotic Poems” or “Prose for Bros” just to name a couple– that come up when you search “poetry” on iTunes’ App Store.

Nick Laird examines how the fundamental nature of poetry is affected in our ever-globalizing world of the internet.

Claire Rush studies Geography and French at UC Berkeley. She lives in one of the largest co-ops in North America and has been an active member in the Berkeley Student Cooperative for the last two years. Apart from yoga and biking and the occasional hike, her main activities include chilling, hanging around, trying to teach herself how to cook, daydreaming about Burning Man, and watching seasons of old TV shows on the internet. More from this author →