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New Lit on the Block :: Poetry Is Dead

Hailing from Canada, the masthead for the biannual Poetry Is Dead starts with Editor Daniel Zomparelli, Art Director & Designer Easton West, Assistant Editor Leah Rea, and goes on to include a long list of hearts and souls supporting the work of this newly established non-profit (Poetry Is Dead Magazine Society).

This first issue includes:

Essays “Poetry Is Dead: The Autopsy: What does this mean for Canadian poetry?” by Editor; “The Shrinking Space of Poetry” by Betsy Warland; “The Living Language of Spoken Word” by Chris Gilpin.

Poems by Chris Gilpin, Sean Horlor, David Brock, Rachel Rose, Jill Mandrake, Elee Kraljii Gardiner, Ahmed El-Hindy, Leah Rae, Sandra Bigras, Ryan Longoz, Leni Goggins, Yi-Mei Tsiang, Mirak Jamal, Natalie Gray, and Kat Friedman.

Interview with James Deahl.

Issues are currently themed, and submissions are being accepted for the next issue: TV, Beer and Video Games. Deadline May 31.

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