just another ex-jazz-musician/proto-rapper/Jersey-Irish-poet-actor/print-junkie/film-raptor/beat-hipster-"white Negro"-rhapsodizer/ex-hippie-punk-'60s-radical-organizer's take on all things cultural, political, spiritual & aggrandizing
Thursday, November 10, 2016
BACK IN THE (YESTER)DAY
Last night at "The Day After" Poetry In Motion event at The Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan, from left to right: my old partner and co-founder of Poetry In Motion, poet, director, producer and energizer Eve Brandstein; poet, playwright and organizer of L.A.'s Library Girl, Susan Hayden; my lucky old self; and poet and budding playwright Rachel E. Diken. All dear friends who lifted my spirits sky high last night and always.
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April 25th publication party for my new book from Seven Stories Press, ANOTHER WAY TO PLAY: Poems 1960 to 2017, introduction by Eileen Myles. She'll say a few words, and I'll read a few poems, 7-9PM at Howl, 6 East 1st Street, NYC
I am being interviewed live (via phone) by E. Ethelbert Miller on WPFW in Washington DC, Thursday, April 26th at 9AM.
On Weds. May 9th I'll be reading from my new book and Douglas Crase will be reading his poetry at The St. Mark's Poetry Project, 10th St. and Second Ave NYC
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ANOTHER WAY TO PLAY
THE VILLAGE SONNETS
IT TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE
IT'S NOT NOSTALGIA
2000 American Book Award winner
MARCH 18, 2003
WHAT YOU FIND THERE
CANT BE WRONG
1997 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award "for Excellence in Literature"
ROCKY DIES YELLOW
CATCH MY BREATH
recordings of my reading from some of the books above