ATG Quirkies: Get Your Daily Tweets from Shakespeare and Kerouac

by | Apr 10, 2018 | 0 comments

The Paris Review reports on a fun trend on Twitter.  “Daily Kerouac is one of several literary tribute Twitter accounts devoted to tweeting quotes from authors. Sometimes these quotes are consecutive sentences from longer works, other times they’re non-sequitur snippets chopped off midsentence. Shakespeare has at least three tribute accounts, the largest of which, @Wwm_Shakespeare, boasts 158,000 followers. The most popular Oscar Wilde account has upward of 160,000 followers while Sylvia Plath has nearly 200,000 and @_harukimurakami clocks in at 235,000…”

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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