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Sonnets, ghazals, and glosas, oh my!

Over on Bookninja.com, there’s a lively discussion about the renewal of interest in form among Canadian poets. Contributing to the “essay-in-conversation” are poets Ian LeTourneau and John Lofranco, and their back-and-forth ranges over the work of several of their fellow writers. For example, LeTourneau praises Anne Simpson’s recent work in the sonnet form (in her Griffin Poetry Prize-winning collection, Loop), while Lofranco finds it “disjointed, contrived and sentimental.”

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