Monthly Archives: September 2021

Dennis Cooper reads from I Wished

  I first met Dennis Cooper in the late 1970s when he visited Philadelphia. He had heard the poetry scene in Philly was hopping and had come to check it out. He read at the Painted Bride if I remember. Afterward I took him for […]

Wanda Phipps reads from Mind Honey

  Wanda Phipps with Virlana Tkacz translated a timely play by the Ukrainian poet, Lesia Ukrainka, called  Forest Song. Over the summer, a version of the play using other sources as well, A Thousand Suns, was performed by the Yara Arts Group for three nights […]

Arup Datta, Rickshaws and Bicycles

  Arup Datta during the month of August did a lot of drawings of bicycles, but he began the month with rickshaws. So I’ll start there. Enjoy.           “There are still some hand-pulled rickshaws in central Kolkata streets and lanes! Heavy […]

Terence Degnan reads from I Can Wonder Anything

  Earlier this summer, just as the pandemic was easing up, and we could gather in crowds, out in the open air again, there was a poetry reading in Gowanus that I went to, right by the canal, a beautiful spot, and I got to […]

Some Recent and Not So Recent Art by Dan Freeman

  I just got to look at some art that I hadn’t seen before by Dan Freeman  and am quite taken by it. I thought that I would share some here.   Yellow and Purple Flowers; Apple pencil June 2021   HUH, WTF 1994-2020   […]