24 Jan

  Last year on January 30th, my friend Dr. José Fernandez died of a heart attack on his way to work at a nearby hospital. […]

19 Jan

  If you have been deciding whether your next read is going to be a novel or a poem, I have the perfect solution for […]

14 Jan

  I went to Maria Lisella’s apartment in Queens, a walk from the train, the elevated N. She thoughtfully had prepared a meal for me, […]

14 Jan

  I became friends with the Bangladeshi artist, Akash, on Facebook a while ago. I’m not sure when or why, but since then, I’ve enjoyed […]

12 Jan

Many of the poems in Julia Knobloch’s new chapbook, Book of Failed Salvation, are love poems that are secular, but explore the divine as well. […]

6 Jan

In Broken Color the poet looks at art, but the poems are not, to my mind, ekphrastic; the poems are more about the looking than […]

30 Dec

    158   Like the dried up dead wasp with its venom gone rolled up on the windowsill like a ball of dust my […]

26 Dec

  I read with Reuben Gelley Newman at Pete’s Candy Store in Brooklyn a while back and enjoyed his work; he sang a song too, […]

19 Dec

  Ama Birch got funding to talk to people in Ridgewood, Queens, hear their stories, and then make poems out of what she heard. Ridgewood […]

16 Dec

  About a half year ago, I began to notice that Tim Milk was posting some of his work on Facebook, woodcuts that he was […]

27 Nov

  One of my favorite paintings, El Perro (The Dog) as it is called—I think you could call it The Abyss—was never given a title […]

20 Nov

In October Wayne Koestenbaum read at the Segue Reading Series at Artists Space in Cortlandt Alley, right off Canal. Lonely Christopher, the curator and host, […]