Paul Magee “We do not know exactly what we are going to say until we have said it”:
This paper reflects on 28 in-depth interviews with celebrated Anglophone poets, including Rae Armantrout, Alison Croggon, Brook Emery, Kenneth Goldsmith, Medbh McGuckian, G.C. Waldrep, C.D. Wright and C.K. Williams. It focuses on responses to a question that split those poets into two opposed camps.