In Praise of Medium Poets

Gutbloom
The Athenaeum
Published in
3 min readJul 26, 2022

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After reading Tony Stubblebine’s “Hello Medium readers, authors, editors, and publishers”¹ I read the comments. I was pleasantly surprised to see a lot of people I know. Right now, that article has 531 comments, and while I only recognized a small fraction of the authors, the fact that I recognized anyone changed my perception of what is happening on Medium.

Coach Tony asked for feedback. On cue,

, editor of the Junction, took up the banner in support of fiction writing. He is fighting a long fight. I’ve been here since 2015 (here is my first post). I think Stephen has…

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Gutbloom
The Athenaeum

Tribune of Medium. Mayor Emeritus of LiveJournal. Third Pharaoh of the Elusive Order of St. John the Dwarf. I am to Medium what bratwurst is to food.