Monthly Archives: January 2020

I DON’T WRITE ABOUT RACE: June Gehringer reads at Zinc Bar

… A few Saturdays ago was a miserable snowy afternoon, more wet than snow, and I wanted to get to a poetry reading crosstown so I checked online for the M8 bus schedule (not many on a Saturday) and caught the next one. I’d planned […]

Bob Holman at Howl reads from Life Poem and The Unspoken

… Friday, December 6 was a jam packed night. Life was as full as it can get. I had been teaching English all day midtown and then made it down to the Bowery for some fun at Howl for the Bob Holman Book Launch. “For […]

Rae Armantrout reads 19 Unpublished Poems

… I went to hear Fanny Howe read at Zinc Bar last year on a Sunday in December and had the added pleasure of hearing the Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Rae Armantrout, read unpublished poems that will soon appear in a new book called Conjure. […]

Fanny Howe reads from Love and I

… … On December 15, a Sunday afternoon, a great crowd gathered at Zinc Bar to listen to Fanny Howe and Rae Armantrout read. There had been a reading of Fanny Howe’s work the night before at Poets House, but I was teaching a class, […]

Writing in the Present, Past, and Future: The Dog and Its Bone: Intermediate ESL

… Objective: In groups of three, students will write a story. First, by looking at three sequential pictures, they will name the nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs that they see. Then, they will write the words they’ve discovered on separate lists. Focusing on the verbs, […]

Burt Kimmelman reads from Wings Apart

… Burt Kimmelman’s new book has a wonderful title, Wings Apart, and what is especially wonderful about this new book is that you can read it in one sitting, which—and this is not redundant—is a wonderful thing to do. You can read James Joyce’s Pomes […]

Wanda Phipps reads at KGB

… On October 15, 2019, there was a reading at KGB Bar for LiVE MAG!, the EV publication Jeff Wright edits presenting art and writing in downtown Manhattan as they happen. What excited me about this particular reading was the lineup of poets, Lee Ann […]