A Poet’s Complaints Against Fiction

At The Paris Review Online.

Teaser quote: First, a word about the traditional feud between poets and fiction writers. I wish to acknowledge, up front, that that feud does not exist. Not traditionally. Conditions in the wild are very unfavorable to it. To witness episodes of this feud, you have to visit a special kind of mismanaged zoo called an MFA program.

[originally posted Wednesday 13 March 2019]