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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Monday, May 13, 2013

Poet's Novel

Poet's Novel is a work of fiction I've been working on for a while very sporadically. It includes

Among the Frogs
The Beaches of Northern California
The Complete Sentence Game

and a few other sections, some of which I don't have good titles for yet. Although I am a good writer of prose all my fiction comes out as cliché postmodern self-reflexivity.

It is not a novel, but a collection of things that, taken together, fail to add up to a novel. The idea is that "poet's" negates "novel."

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