Starbucks does blackout poetry. (Of course, without a link to this site or my book, or any context for what they’re doing.)
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Display of blackout poetry by the 8th grade students of Karen Tegtmeyer! Awesome.
Awesome: grade nine students from Alberta, Canada making blackout poetry! Thanks @MsAmberJM for sharing!
I’m headed out on book tour next week. Come see me.
I’m gonna do my best to keep making poems on tour. Follow me on Twitter or Instagram for daily updates.
Show Your Work: Austin Kleon on the Art of Getting Noticed | Brain Pickings
Kleon addresses with equal parts humility, honesty, and humor one of the quintessential questions of the creative life: How do you get “discovered”? In some ways, the book is the mirror-image of Kleon’s debut — rather than encouraging you to “steal” from others, meaning be influenced by them, it offers a blueprint to making your work influential enough to be theft-worthy. Complementing the advice is Kleon’s own artwork — his signature “newspaper blackout” poems — as a sort of meta-case for sharing as a modern art that requires courage, commitment, and creative integrity.
My new book is out now. Get a copy.
A newspaper blackout by Austin Kleon