Getting on a deeper level – by Michael Kogan

Some poets are finding best-seller status by building online followings on sites such as Tumblr and Instagram. “Posting a poem instead of a selfie means you are asking people to engage with you at a deeper level, and that sort of subversion is part of poetry’s tradition,” said Rishi Dastidar of UK poetry magazine The Rialto in his discussion with Michael Kogan.

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