Tag: amato

who is michael bérubé and why is he saying these terrible things about us?


Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.

Racial Remix


Regarding a monumental work on race, time, and classical music that does not lose sight of individual, localized lives.

Learning to Wish for More


Lance Olsen tells the story of a creative writing professor who walked.

Reforming Creative Writing Pedagogy


Joe Amato and Kass Fleisher suggest that creative writing pedagogy, particularly as found in the typical workshop, might benefit from a major, theoretically-informed, re-visioning. Introduced by ebr managing editor (1999-2002), Kirsten Young.

Richard Powers after Louis Zukofsky: A Prospectus of the Sky


From Zukofsky’s “A” to Powers’ Goldbug Variations, in search of a social ecology of the self-discursive text.