Screen shot from the 1984 poem "First Screening" by Canadian poet bpNichol, one of the first Canadian poems to experiment with a digital format. (Geof Huth/YouTube)
Arman Kazemi is a writer and journalist from Vancouver currently working with the CBC Community desk in Toronto. He has an interest in writing on contemporary literature and new media.
About a week ago I tweeted a group of Canadian poets asking their thoughts on what it means to be a poet in the digital era.
I didn't hear back from everyone I reached out to, but the number of responses I did get from people commenting and retweeting was far greater than I expected.
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