12 May

When I began to read The End of Horses, I enjoyed the first poem immediately. It’s about riding a horse bareback, and if one has […]

8 May

The poems in The Writing of an Hour happen as the words happen. Now anyone might ask, “Isn’t that obvious?” But what I mean to […]

1 May

  I have been to many Anselm Berrigan readings over the years and they are always a pleasure because Anselm is a pleasure, and his […]

1 May

  With some books of poetry, you can jump in anywhere, but with Marcella Durand’s To husband is to tender, I would say, “Start at […]

1 May

  Common comfortable places become uncommon and uncomfortable, common words whose meanings you thought you knew are a puzzle in pieces, and then the puzzle […]

21 Apr

Weeks before it happened, I had heard about the Black Square Editions book party that was scheduled to take place at the signs and symbols […]

17 Apr

  If you want to give words to every moment, every thought and sight worth jotting down, you need a notebook though any scrap of […]

16 Apr

I’m in awe of many poets, and with that being said, I have to say I’m especially in awe of Lonely Christopher. “How does he […]

15 Apr

  I like narrative poetry so I always look forward to a new book by Greg Masters. The Complete Thoughts of Greg Masters is full […]

14 Apr

  On March 26, I attended a reading in Philly at Vox Populi on North 11th Street, featuring Jena Osman, Ted Rees, and Samuel Delany […]

10 Apr

At KGB, a few weeks ago, I attended a reading for Didi Champagne’s new book, The Life of a Kalamata. Dorothy Friedman, Jeff Wright, Linda […]

31 Mar

Early March in the cold pouring rain, I made my way west on the M-8 bus toward the LBGT Community Center on 13th Street near […]