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Hello! Come to this page for serious discussion about what it means to be on the cutting edge of literature– to be New Pop Lit.

Our latest essays are linked below. Comments are active for every posting.

January 20, 2017: Ballyhoo Nation, by Karl Wenclas.

September 21, 2016: Pop Poetry Today

July 21, 2016: Big Lit Question II

February 19, 2016: Breaking into Publishing, by Samuel Stevens.

February 18, 2016: Big Lit Question I

July 6th 2015: Report on Allied Media Conference, by Karl Wenclas.

January 23rd 2015: How to Tell Stories to Children, by Andrea Nolen.

December 8th 2014: Beyond Hypocrisy: The n+1 Story, by Karl Wenclas.

November 13th 2014: Self-Marketing 101: Tao Lin, by Karl Wenclas.

October 16th 2014: Tao Lin and American Cronyism, by Karl Wenclas.

September 11th 2014: The Old Guard, by Karl Wenclas.

August 26th 2014: Creating the New, by Karl Wenclas.

August 16th 2014: The New New, by Karl Wenclas.

What does it mean to be ‘new’ in today’s literary scene?


We’ve also published interviews. Including:

Interview with poet Bruce Dale Wise

Interview with Anne Leigh Parrish

Interview with Samuel Stevens

Interview with Thomas Mundt

Jess Mize Profile

Interview with Scott Cannon

Interview with Alex Bernstein

2 thoughts on “Op-Ed

  1. hello my name is Artina and i was referred here by a very good friend of mine. Kathleen. she told me about adding poetry to this site and i think that you guys should go for it im a big poetry writer and a slam poet well soon to be. i hope that i can post some of my stuff on here and get noticed.

    1. Hi Artina,

      Thanks for posting! We’re planning to add poetry and even fine art in the future– right now, we’re working on finding artists and poets who share the ‘new pop lit’ spirit. Please do submit to us! newpoplit [at] gmail [dot] com.

      Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you,


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