Archive | September, 2003

Can A Conference Save Poetry? Garrick Davis on the Pope of Rhyme and Meter in West Chester

In the world of American poetry, getting a call from Dana Gioia is like getting blessed by the Pope. This spring, I received that benediction when he invited me to West Chester, Pennsylvania, for the 9th Annual Conference on Exploring Form & Narrative in Poetry.  Gioia, himself a poet and critic (and now Chairman of […]

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