Monday, March 11, 2013

ephemera on purpose



You know we love epistolarity & experimental criticism & all that jazz, so it should come as no surprise that we're sold on Tavern Books' new monthly subscription series, The Honest Pint.  This month we received an essay by Diane Wakoski about Robinson Jeffers: "No poem has ever empowered me as this poem did when I was just a young girl in 1954 [...] Perhaps I've always been a Romantic Feminist, but if so it was Jeffers' poetry that awakened me."  It's a lovely throwback to the Alternative Press Multiple Originals Project, discussed here & here, but with a prose twist.  Now if only we could figure out how to write back...