Poetic Justice

Cummings, Ingrid
September 2006
Indianapolis Monthly;Sep2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p66
The article focuses on Fran Quinn, a poet from Indianapolis, Indiana. Quinn holds independent workshops for eager beginners and advanced students. His weekend gatherings consist of poetic readings, writings and dissections. His poetry teaching gives a feeling of encouragement and not professing. He believes that poets don't need to rely on universities for their intellect. Quinn has published four books on poetry. Quinn was suspended from the Butler University for use of bad language.


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