Read the essay in question here on The Morning News.
The New Yorker‘s Book Bench blog takes the most dramatic line of the piece as its link-off point.
The Poetry Foundation’s Poetry News precis uses an opportunity to dig at grad schools, of all things. Not sure if they got the point.
Harper’s blog quotes the Mexican dinner scene passage with the oblivious Eastern European Poet.
Bookninja excerpts a nice chunk, too. They also call me “Dan Nester,” which I allow only a few people to call me in print. Canadians who call me their “favourite” with that classy Anglophiliac extra “u,” for example are allowed. Or people who give a nice shout-out to How to Be Inappropriate. In the case of Bookninja, it’s both. So Dan Nester away.
The Millions sort of cuts to the chase of whether it was New York’s or my fault for the whole affair. To which I say: Stop, The Millions person. You’re making my brain hurt.
Poor Mojo’s Newswire includes a thumb of the Cedar Bar/Frank O’Hara picture that accompanies it over at The Morning News.
This link is my favorite. “Not my New York,” this blogger writes, “but I suspect this scene must exist.” Honey, you’re soaking in it. (See above.)
The Rumpus Blog quotes the Mexican dinner scene passage with the oblivious Eastern European Poet.