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Audio Interview with Michael Lista on Ethics and Honesty in Poetry Reviews

I met with Canadian poet/critic Michael Lista several months ago to discuss the state of poetry reviewing in Canada, the need for honesty in criticism, and his takeon poet/philosopher Jan Zwicky‘s essay “The Ethics of the Negative Review,” in which she defends her practice, while review editor in the 1990s of The Fiddlehead literary journal, of not publishing negative reviews.

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