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Poetry world shocker!

A muckraking website aims to blow the lid off the cozy practices of contemporary poetry.

By Stephen Burt
July 18, 2004

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DOES POETRY NEED muckrakers? The secretive operators of the website Foetry ( www.foetry.com ), a self-described "American poetry watchdog," certainly think so. They promise, from behind a cloak of anonymity, to uncover scandals among the publishers of contemporary poetry, dishing dirt on "fraudulent `contests,"' as their homepage has it, "tracking the sycophants," "naming the names," and generally cleaning house. (Full Article: 1076 Words)

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