Tag Archives: Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones reads new poems

… When I read the poems by Patricia Spears Jones in the latest issue of the Brooklyn Rail, I immediately got in touch with her and asked her if I could record her reading them for my blog. If not for the virus, I would […]

Patricia Spears Jones reads from A Lucent Fire

… Patricia Spears Jones came over to my place a few weeks ago to read some poems from her new book, A Lucent Fire, new and selected poems published by White Pine Press. Although it was a noisy early afternoon outside at 9th Street and […]

Maureen Owen reads from Edges of Water

… On Saturday, April 26, Maureen was in town for the panel discussion on collaborative creation via the artwork of George Schneeman that was on display at Poets House, and then she read at Zinc Bar on Sunday. That is where I got her new […]

In my words, June 3 – 9

… … I’ve been going through papers and found a piece I wrote on June 11, 2001 called The Last Day of School. I was teaching at a public school then in a federally funded program helping inner city parents who’d been high school dropouts […]