January 14, 2019 . the Swedish newspaper Expressen literary critic Victor Malm writes a samlingsrecension of four recently published collections of poetry on the publisher, the Peqoud, and notes that he lacks the truly challenging poetry – ”solidified form, the same devotional seriously, as always, a kind of convenient way to produce texts in which can certainly last for a hundred years”, is the diagnosis he puts on great parts of the Swedish samtidspoesi.
January 17, 2019 . DN:s Rebekah Kärde reviewing Camilla Hammarströms collection of poems ”The visible world”, and agree with Victor Malm's criticism on the poetry präktighet: ”Poetry... is behaving as a lismande minions on the hunt for finlitterär confirmation, at a total utraderande of all individuality,” she writes.
January 18, 2019 . , literary critic Mikaela Blomqvist accusing the GP Victor Ore and Rebekah Kärde for the ”implicit kulturförakt” she believes she is able to discern in their texts. ”A more relevant question is why the Ore, which I guess considers himself to have literature as a profession, do not want to or have the energy to read poetry properly?”, she writes.
January 18, 2019 . Same day mean DN's critics Viola Bao that it is ”arbitrarily to exalt the few, yes, just marginalised poets (...) from the two småförlag to the representatives of the samtidspoesin as a whole”. She writes that american poetry is not ”objectively passé”, and provides a whole range of examples.
January 22, 2019 . the Poet David Zimmerman writes in Sydsvenskan that klassperspektivet missing in poesidebatten. The poets who do not belong to the middle class at risk of being shut out from the literary context in and with the cuts in the culture – and it is that which is the real danger of american poetry, " he says.
January 24, 2019 . DN:s Anna Hallberg notes that it is not poetry it is wrong, but poesikritiken. ”Of course, it gives out both good and bad poetry, but that samtidspoesin would have solidified in a uniform pose is a preposterous claim,” she writes, but agrees that the topic is discussed.
January 28, 2019 . Author and literary critic Lyra Koli writes in svenska Dagbladet that she at this point have met so much resistance against their sincere lyrikrecensioner that she's grown tired of writing them: ”it is important with an educated criticism, but when we begin to stifle our most spontaneous impulses – for example, yawning – we have also failed our mission.”
January 29, 2019 . Alice Kassius Eggers, one of the poets as Victor Ore initially reviewed, call in Aftonbladet, the whole debate of ”deadly dull”. On the other hand, she writes also: ”More symptomatic than anything else is to see his own yawn as the truth. It is as well as critique the response on the relationship ’but I have to do as I feel’”.
January 30, 2019. Rebecka Kärde responds to his critics in the DN, and provides them to a certain part right –but I also mean that poetry of the present day requires to be treated with ”the same negligent care, a sickly victorian spinster”, and that it so often lacks the qualities that makes it something more than ”a pleasant evening in the salons”.