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July 07, 2014


Great stuff, Rochelle, thanks for this. Looking forward to tomorrow. I had not heard of Rust Belt Noir. I'm from Dayton, and a few of us Ohioans actually proposed a panel for this coming AWP that probably won't get chosen, and it's called Ohioans Anonymous: Anti-Place in American Poetry. Nice coincidence. I'm from Dayton and I've heard it said that if you ever meet someone from Ohio and they no longer live there, you know you're in fine company--not to say that current Ohioans are slouches. I live in New York now and I cannot find real biscuits and gravy anywhere! Thanks again.

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