after four decades, »an anthology of concrete poetry« edited by emmett williams is back in print!
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Short film of the day (via http://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/steven-brahms-the-event)
How Flannery O’Connor’s prayer journal helped her find her own voice for fiction: http://nyr.kr/1aDfITn
“The addressee here is God, but already O’Connor is rehearsing her role as speaker, anticipating how she will address a mortal audience. Learning to avoid cliché and speak authentically is a predicament of both prayer and literature, and solving the problem in her prayer life allowed O’Connor to solve the same problem in her fiction.”
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