In the last ten years, Charles Simic, Mark Strand, James Tate, Stephen Dunn, Franz Wright and Naomi Shihab Nye have published books of prose poetry. Before them, Rilke, Baudelaire, Poe, Whitman, Octavio Paz, Henri Michaux, Gertrude Stein and Sherwood Anderson established the form, forcing for the first time the question of genre. T.S. Eliot tried to put a stop to this mish-mash … [Read more...]
About Dustin Junkert
Dustin started writing in order to impress girls. It hasn’t worked so far, but here’s hoping. Dustin is working on an MFA at Georgia College. He recently won an essay contest in the New York Times and has received poetry prizes at Caesura and Willow Review, and otherwise has published in The Journal, South Carolina Review, the minnesota review, New Orleans Review, Natural Bridge, Chattahoochee Review, and Euphony.