Thursday, January 20, 2011
Jamie Iredell and Other Freaks
The Book of Freaks by my friend Jamie Iredell comes out this March from Future Tense Books. Too few people are acquainted with Jamie's peculiar genius. He writes stuff that isn't poetry and isn't prose, but everybody these days writes stuff that isn't prose. Usually when they do it, it just lacks the muscularity of poetry and the coherence of prose. Jamie's work is in a whole different category. His first book, Prose, Poems, a Novel, about which I had the pleasure of interviewing him for GPB, played delightfully at the
intersection of those three forms. His upcoming book...