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The Backlash Is in for Mark Edmundson’s Harper’s Article on the Decline of Am. Verse June 21, 2013: At his site Days of Notes, Daniel Nester has responded to the hot potato Harper's article that portends the end of poetry. And the Washington Post has also covered Mark Edmundson's piece. Some choice excerpts below. From Nester: 1. Another Fucking Essay of Complaint, all directed toward the writerly impulse: the autobiographical [...] by

Do lit mags have the same chance for survival as popular titles? February 8, 2011: On Bookslut, Steve Black and Daniel Nester follow up on Black's 2010 study of the longevity of literary magazines called Serials Review. The study sought to examine the common assumption that literary magazines come and go in the night (or in at least only a couple of issues). Black took his data from Library Journal reviews, comparing 2,000 [...] by