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Lit Bits on Bad Literature

In which Adam Smyth and James Kidd are joined by that traveller of Helicon and friend of Apollo, James Byrne.

Containing the most memorable transactions which passed in discussion of literature ripe in its badness. In this ‘podcast’, the listener—or ‘podder’—may pick up some hints concerning the writing—and reading—and poetry and prose. What is badness? Is it just a matter of taste (yeuch)? What makes a bad sentence?

Duration: 36.45

James Byrne is the editor of the poetry magazine The Wolf. His second poetry collection, Blood/Sugar, has just been published by Arc Publications. He lives in New York.

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