Realization: My Love for Hybrid

It just occurred to me today that my NaNoWriMo experience may be insanely, infamously, unlawfully poetic – but maybe that’s okay. I’ve read several novels that address the fiction-poetry hybrid, where either portions or the entire novel are written in a highly poetic – even formulaically poetic – style.

This project is mine.

Until later, Best ~ from me

Notes to self: Future titles: “You’re writing your insides…out” and “While Death was coming, He sent me an image to use in a painting.”


About mckenzielynntozan

McKenzie Lynn Tozan lives and writes in South Bend, Indiana, where she works as the Departmental Secretary of English and World Language Studies at Indiana University South Bend, and remains closely affiliated with 42 Miles Press, New Issues Poetry and Prose, and Wolfson Press. She previously received her MFA in Poetry from Western Michigan University, where she worked as the Layout and Design Editor for New Issues Poetry and Prose and as an Assistant Editor of Poetry for Third Coast. Her poems have appeared in Encore Magazine, Sleet Magazine, Rogue Agent, Thank You for Swallowing, Whale Road Review, The James Franco Review, The Birds We Piled Loosely, and Analecta; and her book reviews have appeared on her website and on The Rumpus. She lives with her husband, their daughter, and three cats. For more, visit View all posts by mckenzielynntozan

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