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The Athenaeum

In Praise of Medium Poets

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, Stephen M. Tomic, 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

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.