Whither poetry blogging?

Derek Motion’s recent posting of the text of his talk about poetry and blogging is a nice consideration of the ways that poets use blogs in their professional capacity as poets.

Derek’s post looks at three different poets’ blogs and the way that they use them – for announcements, for discussions of poetry, to recommend other poets’ work, for personal revelations, and to publish their own work as well – and then considers the merits of each poet’s decision to choose some or all of those functions in their own blogging practises.

It’s a really interesting discussion, and it’s inspired some good comments too. Well worth checking out.

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I'm a dad and the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.

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