Anis Shivani interviews Raymond Hammond, editor of New York Quarterly, on what’s wrong with the current poetry landscape and how to remedy it, in The Review Review. The secrets: Read poetry from the classics to the present; and continue learning, always; be patient, and write to get better, not just to be published, he says. He’s not a fan of the MFA school of thought that says once you have one, you’re already established as a poet.
Raymond Hammond on How to Fix the Current Poetry Paradigm
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