Newspaper Blackout

Kleon, Austin (Paperback - 2010)
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Presents a collection of poetry constructed using a newspaper and permanent marker, including sections on how the author got started, how to make a newspaper blackout poem, and contest winners.


“Some of the results are hilarious, some are profound and even unsettling, but they are never bland or boring.”

Newspaper article + sharpie = Newspaper Blackout Poetry: Instead of starting with a blank page, poet Austin Kleon grabs a newspaper and a permanent marker and eliminates the words he doesn’t need. Fans of Not Quite What I Was Planning and Post Secret will love these unique and compelling poems culled from Austin’s popular website.

Authors: Kleon, Austin
Statement of Responsibility: Austin Kleon
Title: Newspaper blackout
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2010
Characteristics: 173 p. ; 23 cm.
Subject Headings: American wit and humor American poetry 21st century
Topical Term: American wit and humor
American poetry
ISBN: 0061732974
Branch Call Number: 811 Kleon
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Aug 14, 2012
  • ZetaDrac rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Fun, interesting approach to "found" poetry.


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