I just signed up for a free account with the London Review of Books so I could read Slavoj Žižek’s thought-provoking take on Ukraine. I mention this for one reason only. LRB is the first and only site of any kind—journalistic or “literary”—that actually offers a pop-up choice of professions that includes poets. Here’s my registration screen:
I didn’t realize how deep my poetic/cultural disaffection runs until I felt the glow this whiff of recognition brought to my cheeks!
Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate 2014-2019, has published 17 books, including a translation of flash fictions by Mexican author Miguel Lupián, and co-edited two anthologies. He lives in the mountains southwest of Denver, Colorado, the city where he was born. He teaches at the University of Denver's University College, where he currently directs three programs: Professional Creative Writing, Arts & Culture Management, and Global Community Engagement.