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Gabriela Ybarra

Ms in Integrated Marketing, New York University

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How do you see the future of literature? Do yo think that shorter forms such as poetry and microstories will gain more weight?

Now that immediacy seems to be ruling our world, many have the fear that less people will take the time to read and write long novels.

Do you believe in this? Why or why not?

Which genres and themes do you think will gain more weight and why in the following years

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  • Mar 8 2011: I'm not sure Gabriela (by the way, have you come across an artist in Brooklyn by the name of John Mitchell?); what strikes me as an interesting contradiction is that the short story as a literary form seems almost dead while novels (albeit novels with two-page chapters) seem to maintain popularity....

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