Tuesday, December 07, 2004

Ron Silliman, Quote of the Day, & hyper free market poetry

"The reason The New York Times has never had a comics section is that it already has its book review."

Ron Silliman in a fascinating post about the pathetic coverage of poetry in the New York Times Book Review, the publications irrelevance to poetry, and the development of a radical hyper-poetic online market place, modeled after online computer retailers, such as Dell:

If you can let people know of your books & get them to your web site, selling direct can be a far faster & cheaper way of moving books into the hands of the right readers, the readers who will really care about, say, new possibilities for the post-avant in the American south.


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