SPAM'S POETRY SURVEY

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General:

Age: Sex: Race:

Education: High School ; Some College ; AA or tech certificate ; Bachelor's ; Master's ; Ph.D. ; Self-Taught

What was your major(s):

Social Status: Filthy Rich; Getting By; Live on Top Ramen

Occupation:

What type(s) of poet do you consider yourself to be (i.e., monkey poet, bird poet, revolutionary poet, etc.):

How many years have you been writing poetry:

How many poetry classes and/or workshops have you taken and where did you take them:

Which ten poets (dead or living, famous or not famous) have influenced your poetry the most:

How many times a year do you read poetry publically at open mics: invited readings

I seldom/never read in public because (i.e., I'm too shy; I have a heavy accent; I don't believe in self-aggrandizement):

How often do you go to readings just to listen to other people's poetry (i.e., once a week, once a month, once a year, never):

How often do you read other people's poetry: (i.e., once a week, once a month, once a year, never):

How many times a year do you publish:

How many poems have you published:

How many books have you published:

What are the names of some of the publications that you have been published in:

I have never published anything because:

Which workshops and/or reading series do you attend and why (i.e., XYZ workshop because they are really nice to me):

Which workshops and/or reading series do you NOT attend and why (i.e., ABC reading because it runs past my bedtime; there are too many old people there; there are too many young people there; the open mikers go on forever):

New Ideas or General Comments:

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