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[Be Frank, Franco]

Seattle likes to pride itself on being one of America’s Most Literate Cities.

I believe being recognized is a talent, a capability in its own right.

To collaborate well as a creative writer, one has to give up the 500 year old idea of the Humanist self as a unique consumer of “the real.”

[As Far as Height’s Concerned]

The book is essentially a record of Duncan’s two-step with poetry

We worship death and call it ultimate life.

Here’s a question: What to do with (how to view) a poem you can’t help but think of as perfect?

[Terracotta Lawyers]

The visual has always been an important means of communication, from caveman paintings, to graphic novels, to IKEA instruction manuals.

[A work of art is a problem]

Pete Winslow is a very minor Beat surrealist poet who died young and only published a few books.

[Lessons in Solitude from Men]

Until now, many publishers have treated e-books as an extension of the book: hardcover, paperback, e-book. It’s not; it’s an entirely different medium.

It was the sort of chair working class people purchased on the way up along with the upright spinet to prove they were no longer poor.

[The Blue Dress]