June 13, 2015 at 11:30AM on Facebook

“I question the degree to which you elevate your race and gender as if they are the most salient features of your artistic identity.” This is excellent. Like the author here, I agreed with some of Elisa Gabbert’s response, but thought she didn’t really address the fundamental confusion between service and self-sacrifice implicit in the question.
Letter to a Young (White, Male) Poet