Poetry Stand (Drive-By Poetry)

The American Scholar: One of the students sticks his or her head out the passenger window and serenades — or accosts — the startled pedestrian with some passionately recited lines by Walt Whitman or Pablo Neruda. The kid pops back in, rolls up the window, and the van takes off in search of the next victim. Drive-by poetry seemed like an exercise in bad manners and an embarrassment to all…

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Art, film or game? 'Inanimate Alice' redefines 'publish'

Katie Haegele quotes Chris Joseph: “It seems most people these days equate literature with the novel, which is obviously a relatively recent form, and then judge all other literature by that standard, which is a terrible measure of digital literature,” Joseph said in an e-mail interview. “My feeling is that younger audiences already do accept digital lit as lit; for the elder population it may well happen through cell phones…