Day: April 14, 2006

Poets on Poetry

Ask a group of poets for their advice on how to read or write poetry and you’ll likely get as many answers as there are poets. When these differences are distilled into poems, we end up with a rich array of work. Here are two poets on poetry just in … Read the rest

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Beckett Day

1. Aaron Grunberg of the Words Without Borders blog profiles a modern Russian writer I don’t hear enough about, Isaak Babel (I thought we were calling him Isaac, but I’ll go with the flow). A writing teacher turned me on to this 20th Century descendant of Gogol, Chekhov and, of … Read the rest

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