29 Nov

… After my father died, I read Cold River by Joan Larkin, a book about dying, parents and friends with AIDS. I remembered looking up […]

28 Nov

… As a kid, when I read books, I skipped around a lot. I’d page through encyclopedias, fairy tales, Bible stories, and choose what caught […]

28 Nov

… I was talking to Joanne Wang the other day and mentioned how much I enjoyed seeing her show last year in October. “That was […]

25 Nov

… I heard in September that Robert Hershon and Joan Larkin were going to be reading at Haverford College in November and I immediately knew […]

23 Nov

… I got Mark Statman’s translation of Never Made In America a year ago just as my life became so full of commitments (I began […]

19 Nov

… Perhaps some of these paintings are not of the autumn, but even if the end of summer or the beginning of winter—each suggests simply […]

9 Nov

… I really wanted to record Bob Holman reading his new chapbook, The Cutouts, at the Bowery Poetry Club on October the 29th because my […]

8 Nov

… Landscapes on a Train is a beautiful book to hold and look at. Nightboat Books, I think, did a wonderful job publishing it. And […]

2 Nov

… On October 13, 2017, Jeff Wright and Mark Statman read some poetry at the Lazy Susan Gallery on East Broadway, a little out of […]

1 Nov

… When I went to Brooklyn to see Peter Bushyeager read at Unnameable Books, I had to take two trains to get there, plus a […]

30 Oct

… Neddi Heller had a show in Brooklyn at the GAIA Gallery called Shipping Muse in November 2015, a show inspired by drawings she did […]

29 Oct

… The masks are from Oaxaca, Mexico. I collected them over the years. The song is Grito written by Alvaro Carillo and sung by Dueto […]