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Three poems with Art Attached: Hightower, Kolm & Yorty

A few months ago, via email, Scott Hightower sent me his poem, “The Young Man Holding an Empty Glass,” accompanied by a nineteenth century painting and his translation in Spanish. Last week in the mail—or was it two weeks ago?—Ron Kolm sent me his poem, […]

Ron Kolm reads from Swimming in the Shallow End

Ron Kolm gives a lot of energy to the current poetry scene in NYC. He adds to his archives at the NYU Library, continues to publish others at The Unbearables, and collaborates with artists and writers, too, recently editing Brevitas 17, the yearly publication of […]

Ron Kolm reads from Welcome to the Barbecue

… Ron Kolm came over to my place on Sunday to read from his new book, Welcome to the Barbecue, short poems that chronicle a romance that are both personal and universal, and very precise and clear in poems so small. Ron Kolm will tell […]

Ron Kolm reads from Suburban Ambush

… Ron Kolm and I are both Pennsylvanians who moved to New York City. During his time here, he’s edited magazines and published the work of other poets; The Ass’s Tale by John Farris is a great example of his endeavors. NYU has begun to […]