Newspaper + marker = poetry

The story behind my newspaper blackout poems

Video from Instagram.

It’s sort of like if the CIA did haiku.

My TEDx talk contains a brief history of finding poetry in the newspaper.
More prints for sale at shop.austinkleon.com
My first book, Newspaper Blackout.
The Newspaper Blackout Tumblr
Some submissions to newspaperblackout.com
“How To Be Exceptional”, a blackout poem from my book, Show Your Work!
A recent poem from Instagram.

Show Your Work!

Sharing the creative process and bonus material from my new book.

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    Austin Kleon

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    Author of STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST and other books. I make art with words and books with pictures: http://austinkleon.com

    Show Your Work!

    Sharing the creative process and bonus material from my new book.