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The Rise of Online Poetry July 18, 2013: Social media may not be the death of creativity after all. An article in The Independent explores the idea of Twitter creating a new and interesting forum for poetic expression. “Twihaiku” or “micropoetry," as the article calls the 140-character-bound nuggets, can be seen as a bridge between traditional forms of poetry and modern [...]
Celebrating (and preserving) ten years of E-Poetry March 21, 2011: 2011 marks the 10-year anniversary of the E-Poetry Festival. The biennial "artist-oriented gathering" is returning to the place of its birth, SUNY Buffalo in May. On her blog, Lori Emerson, director of the Archaeological Media Lab at University of Colorado at Boulder, compares this year's program to that of the first in 2001, looking at how much [...]
What would letterpress for the iPad do for fine publishers? March 6, 2011: In The Faster Times, Andrew Gorin introduces LetterMpress, the letterpress app for the iPad created by graphic designer John Bonadies. Letterpress is a favorite format for publishers of fine poetry chapbooks and Gorin laments how poorly those translate to the current technology available for e-books. While some, like Ugly Duckling Presse and their [...]
Navigating the Whale of Amherst December 22, 2010: Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland first began working on Sea and Spar Between a year ago, expecting that their poetry generator would take only a few days to complete. Now published on Dear Navigator a year later, Sea and Spar Between "defines a space of language populated by a number of stanzas comparable to the number of fish in the sea, [...]
David Pogue finally gets with the Tuscan Milk literary phenomenon December 17, 2010: Yesterday's Pogue's Posts proves that sometimes you have to forgo the latest in technology for a proven, if years old, winner. The comments section on Amazon.com's Tuscan Milk has become an unintentional literary community, playing host to thousands of writers inspired by this "one gallon paperweight" that makes a "baby’s new face burst into [...]
Mad at Your Family? There’s a Poetry App for That… May 21, 2010: Our brand new FREE Poetry app is now available. It's kind of like a moving, mobile poetry library with poems from Poetry magazine and the public domain--see for yourself: Download it at the App Store!