Kees Kapteyn‘s review of footlights calls it powerful and luminous, and he comments, Everything literary runs on metaphors, acting as a lubricant for us to move through our lives. Pearl has a sort of sixth sense when it comes to seeing these devices, as if she sees a dimension few people can see. A penny […]
Later in the fall, listen for a small machines talk interview with Amanda Earl and finding a voice with Bruce Kauffman on 101.9fm, Kingston. Watch for a reading broadcast from the Wakefield library.
Watch for my reading at VERSeFest 2020, the 10th anniversary edition on Nov 6th with Bahar Orang and Sadiqa de Meijer. [Edit: Became an event with Ken Victor replacing Sadiqa.] Hosted with interview by Jenny Haysom, the reading is now on playback.
The book launch was recorded and is on playback at FB. The footlights launch is on youtube too. Thank you for all your love and enthusiasm and cheering! Thanks to David O’Meara and his questions that made me felt heard and seen. Thanks to Radiant for the organizing, promoting and editing of the launch. Thanks […]
Coming up on Facebook Live on the Radiant Press page, footlight launches Oct 24th, 7pm EST. Poems, interview with David O’Meara See it here.
My newest chapbook is Not Quite Dawn (Éditions des petits nuages, March, 2020). You can email me to get a copy. It is the compilation of 25 years of my best published tanka and haiku, as well as a few new ones. My epistle haibun chapbook, Water loves its bridges comes in Dec 2020 from The Alfred Gustav Press […]
Of course there’s the couple dozen, or fifty, books I have but haven’t opened yet. Still, the appetite is strong. I look forward to Ghost Face by Greg Santos after having read his last two books. And a full book from Natalie Hanna. Since I’ve liked every poem I’ve seen from her, I look forward […]
Want to get your poetry mind in higher gear this year? Have poems at an impasse that you want out the door before New Years? The classes have forums to share with fellow poets (closed to the public) and in each class you can send me 6-10 poems for direct feedback. As well, each has […]