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Jirair Tutunjian Reviews Garebian’s Accidental Genius: The Pantheon of Modern American Poets

Accidental GeniusJirair Tutunjian recently reviewed Guernica author Keith Garebian’s newest book, Accidental Genius: The Pantheon of Modern American Poets. Writing for Keghart.com, a “non-partisan website devoted to community activities, human rights and democracy”, Tutunjian calls Accidental Genius “a hilarious anthology of short ‘poem’ quotes by such eminent bloviators as Sean Hannity, firebrand Michelle Bachmann, ponderous Rick Santorum, ‘America-right or wrong’ Newt Gingrich, rabble-rousing Sarah Palin, venomous Ann Coulter, self-worshipping Donald Trump”, and others. Tutunjian remarks that Garebian has assembled “120 pages…of gems in ‘Accidental Genius: The Pantheon of Modern American Poets”. Tutunjian concludes by stating “whether the reader is Right or Left Wing, Centrist or Independent, ‘Accidental Genius’ is a gift that keeps giving sharp-edged laughter”.

Accidental Genius: The Pantheon of Modern American Poets is Garebian’s collection of many well-known utterances by right-wing extremists in North America, presented as if they were modern poems deserving of serious academic consideration. Garebian is a widely published, award-winning freelance literary, theatre, and dance critic, biographer, and poet. He has won many awards for his writing, including the Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Award, the Canadian Authors Association Poetry Award, the Mississauga Arts Award (2000, 2008, and 2013), a Dan Sullivan Memorial Poetry Award, the Lakeshore Arts/Scarborough Arts Council Award for Poetry, and an Ontario Poetry Society Award for Haiku.

To read the whole review, visit Keghart.com at:

http://www.keghart.com/Tutunjian-Garebian-Genius

To read more about Accidental Genius: The Pantheon of Modern American Poets, visit the Guernica website at:

http://www.guernicaeditions.com/title/9781550719819

To read more about Keith Garebian, visit the Guernica website at:

http://www.guernicaeditions.com/author/1037

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