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07/30/2021

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Rohan

I puzzle so much over the relationship (real or imagined or potential) between the kind of criticism I like to read and want to write and what might actually be a book-sized project. There are so many opportunity costs to books: you really have to dive deep and not come up for a long time, so it has to feel worth it and seem likely to pay off, whereas essays are easier to take chances on.

That said, your book idea there at the end of this post sounds brilliant.

Daniel Green

Yes, I think you're right that it's easier to take chances in an essay. (Especially if you're going to publish it on a blog!)

Danao

Zerogram Press, perhaps? Biblioasis and Dalkey have also been known to publish LitCrit works on experimental literature. And hasn't Verso Books published David Winters, Jeff Bursey, and Steven Mitchelmore- critics with similar temperaments/interests to you? Or Dzanc Books? They put out Domini's Sea-Herb collection. Maybe you could work something out with Tough Poets Press since it's powered by Kickstarter.

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