What we have here, it seems, is a failure to communicate. America has a thousands-strong class of recent university graduates whose degrees are in writing, who are presently without any gainful employment directly associated with their field, and who are intimately familiar not only with contemporary poetry but also with the communities and institutions working poets spend much of their time in, and yet few in the media seem willing to tap them as a resource.
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When I read book by authors from Beat Generation, it’s clear. It wasn’t about an education but talent and experience, something to write about. But nowadays people go to university and sacrifice three years of their lives, hoping that it will make it easier for them. Well, it won’t. You still need experience and a real talent, diploma is not everything