Category Archives: Readings

Robert Creeley at Goddard College May 18, 1973

Over the past two weeks my attention keeps turning back to this reading of Creeley’s. Prior to my accidental discovery of it I had no idea what a treasure it would be and is. One morning I was scrolling through R.C.’s page at PennSound and thought to listen to one of my favorite poems, [...]

Meaning is a Change of the Ink - On Arkadii Dragomoshchenko

Not long after I graduated from college in 2000, I was working in a Border’s in Tucson, AZ and I discovered Crossing Centuries: The New Generation in Russian Poetry. This anthology, brand new at the time, includes poets such as Dmitry Prigov, Aleksei Parshchikov, Ivan Zhdanov, Nina Iskrenko, and Arkadii Dragomoshchenko. To say this book [...]

Song & Glass Release Party - Saturday March 20, 7:00 PM

On Saturday March 20 at 7:00 PM, I hope you will come to celebrate the release of my book, Song & Glass at Brick Bat Books. I’ll be joined by Jason Ajemian & members of the High Life before they head out on tour in support of their new album, Let Me Get That Digital. Jason is primarily [...]

The Mouth is to Feed - Poems for Juliette

In my post for February 5 I described Sueyeun Juliette Lee’s book release party for That Gorgeous Feeling where several poets read occasional poems for the event. After the event I wanted to post those poems because they were really great textured pieces of work. I posted my poem right away because it was immediate, [...]

April 11: Dinh, Mir, Yearous-Algozin @ Chapterhouse

This Saturday, April 11, I will be reading with Linh Dinh and Joey Yearous-Algozin (bios below) at The Chapterhouse Cafe in the Bella Vista section of Philly. The series is presently hosted by Ryan Eckes. I admire Linh’s and Joey’s work a great deal, so I hope that you will come out to hear the [...]