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Joyelle McSweeney Responds to Jon Leon’s The Malady of the Century

I began reading Jon Leon’s The Malady of the Century on an obnoxiously balmy day in South Bend, IN, and finished it the next day, when the weather had resumed its usual surly attitude. Gliding through weather patterns like this … Continue reading

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Brandon Brown Responds to Jon Leon’s The Malady of the Century

Obviously, to be sick is not the same thing as having a malady.  “Malady” is so gorgeously melodramatic, like that Lana Del Rey video for “Video Games.”  Have you seen this?  I hadn’t seen it until last weekend.  I was … Continue reading

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An Excerpt from The Crisis of Infinite Worlds by Dana Ward

As many Futurepost readers out there already know, the illustrious Dana Ward has been hard at work on his second volume, The Crisis of Infinite Worlds, which Futurepoem is proudly thrilled to put out in late fall of this year.  … Continue reading

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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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