Monthly Archives: October 2018

Stacy Szymaszek reads from A Year from Today

… I heard Stacy Szymaszek read from her new book, A Year From Today, in August at Spoonbill Books, one of the great bookstores in Brooklyn, shortly before she left to teach in Montana, a journal/journey that takes place during a year of her tenure […]

Wake Me When It’s Over: Bill Kushner at the Poetry Project

… 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 celebrate the publication of Wake Me When It’s Over, the selected poems of Bill Kushner that have been edited by […]

Anton Yakovlev reads from Ordinary Impalers

… Anton Yakovlev was born in Moscow, spent time in Paris, and moved to United States where he now lives fluent, as every poet ought to be, in three languages. Ordinary Impalers conjures up, in my mind, Vlad the Impaler or Ivan the Terrible or […]

Michael Broder reads from This Life Now

… Michael Broder is a Latin scholar, educator, publisher, supporter of poets and their work, an HIV survivor (since 1991) and a poet too who writes frank poems about himself. This Life Now, published in 2014—Mr. Broder’s first—is very much worth a relook; it’s one […]

Tom Cole reads from the Tyranny of Structurelessness

… This past July 25th at Howl Happening Gallery on First Street near the Bowery I heard Tom Cole read from two plays he was working on. He read without other actors taking on any of the characters, and his performance turned out to be […]