Letter from Poetry Magazine

Letter to the Editor

by Nina Lindsay
Dear Editor,

Kay Ryan’s “I Go to AWP” is exactly the sort of piece on poetry that I want to read and can never seem to find... serious, smart, and funny. I’m curious: did you ask Ryan to go to AWP because you were planning a humor issue, or did you decide to have a humor issue when you read her piece? Either way: thank you, and more please.

Oakland, California

Originally Published: November 1, 2005

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This prose originally appeared in the October 2005 issue of Poetry magazine

October 2005

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