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Jeannie Hoag Responds to Page 26 of The Source

I wanted to wipe my face from the earth To cover it with a giant’s napkin. To hide from the Source which was bearing down with history unto me I did not. I did not want the history. The history … Continue reading

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Kickstarter + Futurepoem = You and Dana Ward Write a Poem Together

And that’s just one perk of contributing to Futurepoem through our new Kickstarter campaign.  You could also get Camille Roy to write a poem about the twisted dominion of behavior for your local police force.  Or have Alan Gilbert read … Continue reading

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Celebrate a Decade with Us

Futurepoem has been pushing literature forward for ten years now and y’all know we’re not slowing down.  Help us stoke the momentum with a little year-end kindling.  We won’t really burn your money, we’ll just turn it into triple-hott books … Continue reading

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Noel Black Responds to Camille Roy’s “Bleeding the Lizard”

I love that I have no idea what’s going on in much of Camille Roy’s Sherwood Forest because it has a body. It’s dislocation and disorientation with a body that the tongue can touch, but only while reading. Nothing much … Continue reading

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Lindsey Boldt Responds to Camille’s Roy’s Sherwood Forest

   

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R. Erica Doyle Responds to Camille Roy’s Sherwood Forest

You had me at rosy medallions.  Somehow the Book-of-the-Month club sent me Deep Down and I was hooked. I was pulling my scam of logging different names to get free books—it was the 90s and though I had three jobs … Continue reading

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Betsy Fagin Responds to Camille Roy’s Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest puts me in the mind of robbing somebody: robbing the rich, redistributing to the poor, clad in the greens, blacks and browns of the greenwood. Being an outlaw in a community of outlaws–a prince of thieves. Only the … Continue reading

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Ben Gocker Responds to Page 26 of The Source

Ben Gocker works as a librarian in the Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library’s local history division. Read about materials from the collection here: http://brooklynology.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/   I did not read it. I did not want to read it. I did not … Continue reading

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Jess Mynes Responds to Page 26 of The Source

Jess Mynes is a Reference Instruction Librarian and Technical Services Coordinator at Mount Wachusett Community College. A dispatch from the Penny Dreadful series, Mynes’ own numerology-minded sourcing experiment.  In his own words: “I went through pulp novels, keeping the titles, … Continue reading

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Julianne Buchsbaum Responds to Page 26 of The Source

Julianne Buchsbaum is a Humanities Librarian for English, Philosophy, and Classics at the University of Kansas. Sentences taken from page 26 of random books on my desk at work and into which I randomly inserted the words “The Source”: It … Continue reading

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