Hello Rewriters! Because it’s mid-summer and we’re savoring the days before fall, this month’s re/re/rewrite involves no writing prior to our meeting; instead, we’ll meet and write together, live on August 21! Working in a single document and responding to mini-prompts, we’ll…
Hello Rewriters! On Sunday, July 24 we invite you to chat about the June prompt, Painting Poems. We invite you to experience the magic of transmutation…
Hello Rewrites! In 1974, painter Joan Mitchell, who was in a bit of an artistic rut, decided to “paint” some poems by poet James Schuler. It’s said that…
Hello Rewriters! Last November, John Koenig published a lovely little book titled The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows in which he provides words and…
Hello Rewriters! On Sunday, April 17 we invite you to chat about the March prompt, The Footnote Technique. We’re looking into inventive uses of the…
Hello Rewriters! Footnotes, considered the hallmark of academic precision – and possibly pretension and perhaps even pedantry – are a frequent target of…
Hello Rewriters! Tomorrow we invite you to chat about the February prompt, One Damn Thing After Another. We’re looking into parataxis, or the placing of…
Hello Rewriters! “Parataxis, like history, is one damn thing after another.” That’s Anahid Nersessian in The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life, a…
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