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Ouliposters

Name Bio Website / Blog Katy Acheson Nine years of poetry blogging, multiple print and digital publications in poetry, university poetry publications, readings, fan of spreading poetry to others through social media and random acts of guerilla poetry. Katy has three cats and loves to read New Scientist. She struggles

Oulipost

What we need to question is bricks, concrete, glass, our table manners, our utensils, our tools, the way we spend our time, our rhythms. To question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us. We live, true, we breathe, true; we walk, we go downstairs, we sit at

Dog-Ear Poetry Contest: Winners Revealed

In fall 2013, The Found Poetry Review invited poets to submit entries for its first-ever dog-ear poetry contest. The challenge? Find a poem in the corner text of a page — a deceptively challenging task. Poet Winston Plowes served as guest judge for the contest. Winners netted a cash prize

W/R/T David Foster Wallace

September 12, 2013, marks the fifth anniversary of David Foster Wallace’s passing. The Found Poetry Review remembers his life and contributions with this special online edition of our journal. Click on the slides below to read found poems generated from Wallace’s writings and scroll down to read our poets’ personal

Pulitzer Remix Website

Pulitzer Remix (2013)

For National Poetry Month 2013, the Pulitzer Remix project united 85 poets from seven countries joined together to create found poetry from the 85 (now 86) Pulitzer Prize-winning works of fiction. They posted one poem per day on the Pulitzer Remix website (http://www.pulitzerremix.com), collectively writing more than 2,500 poems during the month of April. The resulting poems garnered more than 12,200 comments and nearly 180,000 page views.

Reading A Newspaper By A Wall

The Found Poetry Project (2012)

For National Poetry Month 2012, the Found Poetry Review launched a successful Kickstarter project to fund the Found Poetry Project. The initiative created and distributed 250 found poetry kits in communities across the United States during April. Each kit, packaged in a Ziploc bag with identifying external sticker, contained: A