How to Kill Poetry by Raymond Luczak

Warning: These people are armed and dangerous.
Their poems are loaded.
Approach with extreme caution.




How to Kill Poetry by Raymond Luczak
Retail Price: $16.95; 122 Pages; Perfect-Bound 7.44 x 9.69 in

Publication Date: March 12, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-937420-29-1

With the ghosts of Emily Dickinson, Arthur Rimbaud, Sappho, and Walt Whitman leading the way, How to Kill Poetry showcases a highly selective overview of Western civilization poetic development from its oral traditions to the silence of pixels. The narrative then jumps 200 years into the future where the unfortunate consequences of global warming create a dramatic backdrop against which poetry – if it is to have any redeeming value – must survive.



Raymond Luczak is the author or editor of multiple books, including Jonathan: A Journal of Gay Fiction (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2012), Road Work Ahead (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011), Mute (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2010), Assembly Required: Notes from a Deaf Gay Life (RID Press, 2009), Eyes of Desire 2: A Deaf GLBT Reader (Handtype Press, 2007), and When I Am Dead: The Writings of George M. Teegarden (Gallaudet University Press, 2007). His novel Men with Their Hands won first place in the Project: QueerLit 2006 Contest. A playwright and filmmaker, he lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.



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