Monthly Archives: September 2019

Thaddeus Rutkowski at Zinc Bar

… In celebration of his first book of poems, Border Crossings, Thaddeus Rutkowski read at the Zinc Bar on September 22. I was lucky enough to be there to capture his engaging reading that is both cerebral and affectionate. When Thaddeus reads, the time just […]

Bertha Rogers reads from Wild, Again

… On September 17, Bertha Rogers read at the Bryant Park Reading Room Series, which happens outside near 6th Avenue and 42 Street where the whole world meets, and fire engines clang and ambulances scream, and even though it was a windy night, and the […]

ESL Lesson: Parts of Speech

… Objective: This lesson is for beginner ESL students to understand how English works. Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs are discussed by the teacher with enough information for the learners to recognize them in the sentences. The main objective is to give students the […]

Steve Dalachinsky and Yuko Otomo read from Frozen Heatwave

… On April 1 of this year, Steve Dalachinsky and Yuko Otomo came over to my place for coffee and bagels and to read some poetry. It was a wonderful afternoon, as easy as the Vimeo you are about to see. I had specifically asked […]

ESL Lesson: Reading a Short Story: Daydream

… Daydream by Roberta Allen Introduction: This activity is for students with high beginner to low intermediate skills; they are beginning to know enough English to work with others reading, speaking and writing it. Communication has begun. The first activities in this reading lesson are […]

Anne-Adele Wight reads from An Internet of Containment

………… I was in Philly a week ago and stopped by to see Anne-Adele Wight who lives in a lovely high rise apartment in Center City with a view of the Delaware River that made me feel that I had wings and could soar from […]