You can find Jeffrey Allen’s chapbook BONE AND DIAMOND in the latest issue of H_NGM_N — yours free!
Why chapbooks and why poetry? Jeff responds to our mini-questionnaire!
What is poetry? Part 2: why do you write it?
First of all, thanks for starting out with a soft question… Come…
The creative works of great humans live in the latest issue of H_NGM_N, including my friend Jeffrey Allen’s chapbook.
+Dean Young +Carrie Lorrig +Sarah Certa +Alexis Pope +Tyler Gobble +Matt Hart +Jordan Stempleman = Poetry ∞
“I would cut my hands off in a love world.”
-Dana Ward, “Notary Publics,” The Crisis of Infinite Worlds
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“I was instructed long ago by a wise editor, “If you understand something you can explain it so that almost anyone can understand it. If you don’t, you won’t be able to understand your own explanation.” That is why 90% of academic film theory is bullshit. Jargon is the last refuge of the scoundrel. Yes. But if a work seems baffling yet remains intriguing, there may be a simple key to its mysteries. I doubt that James Joyce’s Ulysses had a big opening weekend. You start it and start it and start it, and you shore up in uncertainty and dismay. Then someone tells you, “It’s an attempt to record one day in the life of some people in Dublin, mostly focusing on Leopold Bloom. It uses or parodies many literary styles and introduces a new one, the stream of consciousness, which defines itself. Try finding somebody Irish to read the tricky bits aloud.” Voila! And now we celebrate Bloomsday, June 16.”
-Roger Ebert, reviewing Synecdoche, New York
NAP has too many books, chapbooks, and lit mags.
NAP thinks it is unhealthy for books to sit on a shelf and not be read.
NAP thinks maybe one of you will want to read these books.
NAP is going to give away a medium flat rate priority box full of books.
(Winner must live in the…