Tuesday, September 11, 2012

News at Eleven: "If I show it to them and say,

'Look, this is poetry!', People will say, 'Wait a second, I just heard the word poetry, so my brain is going to shut down,'" explained [Ray] Hsu, a postdoctoral fellow in the creative writing program. "I think there's something about not saying the word 'poetry'."

Hsu has unique ideas about what contemporary poetry should look like: he declares poetry reading "dead," and in his current work, he has moved beyond lines on a page.

from The Ubyssey: Our Campus: Postdoc poet Ray Hsu subverts verse


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