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A Conversation with Medbh McGuckian

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Chapman Hood Frazier
...every time I saw Seamus or heard him, I generally responded to him with a poem. He was very, very inspiring for me.
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“What Do You Mean You Can’t Do It?”: The Myth of “Show, Don’t Tell”

Bill Mesce, Jr.
By the time I started getting hit with “Show, don’t tell” as a screenwriter, I had already had enough experience under my belt to know that, as an overriding cinematic aesthetic, it was more or less bullshit.
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An Interview with Stewart O’Nan

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Jeffrey Condran
It's good to go a little crazy every once in a while. Keeps the reader off balance.
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Consider Before You Comma: A Poet's Call to Action

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Natasha Sajé
The acts of reading and writing always mean immersing ourselves in norms that vary with the individual, era, genre, and culture, yet when we’re immersed in a set of norms such as punctuation rules, we don’t notice them—they are the air we breathe.
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Something Wants Her Crooked—Ruralism, Surrealism, and Mortality in the Poems of Alberta Turner

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A. Loudermilk
The details of Turner's life rise to the surface edges first in her poems, or pop into place like they were there all along, vivid, authentic, and quietly thumping.
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Big Mama: Universality and Wholeness in the Essay

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Liz Blood
The realm of essays is no different. It is a place in which to find deep connection, a place full of variety and surprise that alternates—like us and our world—between the calm and the wild.
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Move Mountains: Activating Setting

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Benjamin Percy
Place matters. That’s what so many people seem to have forgotten.
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