• Stanza VII Stop going for the easy buck and start producing something with your life. Create, instead of living off the buying and selling of others. I know you’re not standing on your front porch with a bag of money waiting for me to call you. But I’m not some 18-year-old There are other things, and those […] theepicpoet 0 Comments May 23, 2012
  • Groundbreaking Poetry Troupe Reconvenes in Washington Iconic Literary Man Thomas Sayers Ellis in attendance at this awesome poetry event in our nation’s capital. Thx to Graywolf Press for bringing TSE’s art to a widespread readership. Literary Man 0 Comments May 15, 2012
  • This is Important This algorithmic dinglehopper: http://pentametron.com/ Re-posts unintentional (and intentional?) iambic pantameter. & It is awesome.   theepicpoet 0 Comments May 10, 2012
  • How to Beat the Slush Pile We’ve all been there: the Slush Pile. That netherworldly waste land of hopes, fears, and dreams. We write our stories, pen our poems, and send our art out into the art-hating world of television-loving football fans. And yet. And yet, somehow, authors are discovered through the slush pile every single day. At the New Yorker, […] Literary Man 0 Comments May 9, 2012
  • President Obama Analyzes The Waste Land So, this is very interesting. Vanity Fair’s excerpt of an upcoming Obama book has some letters Obama wrote to one of his girlfriends in college. ABC’s excerpted a few of the letters and provided some academic sources who chime in on the merits of Obama’s analysis. Here’s what Obama wrote to his girlfriend: I haven’t […] Literary Man 0 Comments May 8, 2012
  • Stanza LIVCCCXXI Only the ghosts in this house are glad we’re here. The storm is getting closer. The soil in a man’s heart is stonier. Okay don’t tell anyone, but there are these buildings all over the country where secret knowledge is kept. I don’t think we were that powerful Julie, you’re giving us way too much […] theepicpoet 0 Comments May 3, 2012
  • If You Run Out of Paper If you run out of paper: write your novel on the walls of your room. (courtesy of Death of the Teacher) Literary Man 0 Comments April 27, 2012
  • Iconic Literary Man: Mark Z. Danielewski Last night, Mark Z. Danielewski made an appearance at the Columbia School of International Policy & Affairs. The event was open to the public, though it wasn’t really advertised, and it was announced less than 48 hours in advance. The Literary Team only caught wind of us when Mark’s publisher Pantheon announced it on their […] Literary Man 0 Comments April 25, 2012
  • The Epic Poet Writes at Night Dear Literary Man, You recently asked when I find time to write. First, I commend your routine of morning composition. Very diligent. And what better thing to do after last call? Well, you’re right, if I could write on airplanes, then I would. Unfortunately I cannot. I sleep too well in the air.  So, I write […] theepicpoet 0 Comments April 24, 2012
  • Stanza MMM Skipper, should I pick the yellow bananas or the red bananas, because the yellow bananas are green. Come on, I’m getting old. Let’s find some gold! Days get shorter and shorter, nights longer and longer, before you know it, your life is just one long night with a few comatose daylight hours.I like things you […] theepicpoet 0 Comments April 10, 2012