Thursday, July 19, 2007

No easy pleasures in life of a poet - Campbell McGrath

In 1999, the poet Campbell McGrath won a $280,000 MacArthur ''genius'' grant, which is good, because the last royalty check from his publisher was for $2.10.

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Just a reminder that the value of art has never been measured by dollars. (Though I'd make a good argument for that genius grant...)

Another good article. Read the full story here.

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