Posts Tagged: Joyelle McSweeney

David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Poetry Shutdown Begins – Poets and Critics Fail to Agree


A flurry of last-minute phone calls, philippics, tweets, and Facebook posts by poets and critics late last night failed to break a bitter standoff over the latest poetry-is-dead attacks, setting in motion the first poetry shutdown in the history of American poetry. The impasse meant that hundreds of thousands of American poets were to be […]