Judging an Author by the Cover

By posted at 4:00 pm on June 14, 2013 1

Authors photos “defeat the purpose of imaginative literature, in general, and of much poetry, in particular, because they invite us to get to know an author by something other than her creations in words,” poet Stephen Burt argues. Pair with our own Edan Lepucki’s musings on the topic.

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One Response to “Judging an Author by the Cover”

  1. DR
    at 5:03 pm on June 14, 2013

    James Franco’s only role with Graywolf should be taking all male author photos.

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