Author: Ron Koertge


I got to read/had to read for the P.E.N. poetry prize, so that meant 65 books of poems. It was fun; I like poetry, and I got to read some people I’d merely heard about and a whole lot of people I’d never heard of....

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Writing vs. Having written

I asked a Hamline workshop once how many of them actually liked to write and most of them preferred having written: the pride in finishing, the appearance at a local book store, the feel of the book or magazine in one’s...

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Egged on by Dave Eggers

Marsha Q’s post reminds me to nudge people to see Dave Eggers’ watchable little movie called “Away We Go.” It got some bad ink: ” . . . true to Gen-Y life, but uninteresting.” Okay, the deck...

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