Two American writers were so gigantic in standing and influence, even on the world stage, that they’re automatic #1 seeds. Both of them, in ways good or bad, helped define what it is to be American.
A.) Ernest Hemingway
B.) Walt Whitman
We’ll explain our choices this afternoon at New Pop Lit’s Interactive blog.
We’re re-discussing the other two #1 seeds. May not announce those until the weekend. . . .