Charles Bernstein abandons us to a strange land of class humor, street lingo, impressions made to provoke, exuberant language that flies into the clouds, and playful jaunts into literary conundrum. It is an invitation to join him on the high wire.
Poet, award-winning translator, and editor Paul Vangelistis latest book of poetry, Liquid Prisoner, is a stunning achievement.
The World Exactly by Sunnylyn Thibodeaux is one of the finest collections of poetry by a San Francisco poet published in years. Here is the mysterious concision of daily life in a poetry that is decidedly philosophical, yet devoid of the bamboozling rhetoric.
Neeli Cherkovski’s recent poetry collections are hang onto the Yangtze River, and elegy for my beat generation. His biography of Charles Bukowski was recently published in a new edition by David Godine, and he is completing a new addition of his biography of Lawrence Ferlinghetti. He is also working on a book of poetry profiles, multitudes and his memoir, hyper. He lives in San Francisco.
Steve was a force of Nature, driven by compassion & curiosity. He was opened to everything & everyone. He was naked inside & outside with no boundary between.