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The Strangest of Theatres explores how poets who are willing to venture beyond our borders can serve as envoys to the wider world and revitalize American poetry in the process. What are they looking for when they leave? What do they find? How does their experience shape them, and what is revealed when they sit down at their desks and take up the pen?

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Published April 9th 2013 by McSweeney's (first published January 8th 2013)
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So helpful, on so many levels. I have recommended this book to so many people -- poets, students, writers, travelers, dreamers. It is helpful to all.
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Jared Hawkley is a filmmaker, writer, and editor from Vancouver. He co-edited The Strangest of Theatres, a collection of travel essays and guides for poets abroad. He's also been a contributing editor for The Best American Nonrequired Reading; White Collar, Blue Collar, No Collar; and books of student writing for the educational nonprofit 826michigan, including Don't Stay Up So Late, a treasury of ...more

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