16 Oct

… I heard Stacy Szymaszek read from her new book, A Year From Today, in August at Spoonbill Books, one of the great bookstores in […]

15 Oct

… On Wednesday evening, October 10, under the direction of Lewis Warsh and Peter Bushyeager, twenty-two poets, publishers and artists got together to read and […]

9 Oct

… Anton Yakovlev was born in Moscow, spent time in Paris, and moved to United States where he now lives fluent, as every poet ought […]

4 Oct

… Michael Broder is a Latin scholar, educator, publisher, supporter of poets and their work, an HIV survivor (since 1991) and a poet too who […]

3 Oct

… This past July 25th at Howl Happening Gallery on First Street near the Bowery I heard Tom Cole read from two plays he was […]

25 Sep

… I recorded this song, first recorded by the Carter Family in 1927 during the famous Bristol sessions, over a weekend in the South Mountain […]

25 Sep

… … … … … … … … wind touches skin wind isn’t skin wind … words are birds … eye is sky … Dear […]

25 Sep

… Patsy Margolin, a country singer, a student of Ravi Shankar, and a colleague of mine in the beginning fight to save the community park […]

25 Sep

… Robert Rhodes, who lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, often paints the surrounding countryside that has remained undeveloped, mostly due to the Amish, since William Penn […]

31 Aug

… Where has the summer gone? It remains on the pages of Akram, sketches from the recent muggy days, one day following the other. May […]

30 Aug

… In a world that seems more and more like an existential play with a title like No Exit, it’s nice to find a book […]

25 Aug

… A liberated writer liberates the reader. So, reader, get ready. I heard H. Melt read at the Bryant Park Reading Room series in NYC […]