Friday 30 November 2007

Landis Everson, 1926-2007

A Berkeley poet whose work I've much admired and enjoyed. Here is the Los Angeles Times obituary, and The Academy of American Poets has a short poem of his online.

Sunday 25 November 2007

Prague reading, 5 November, belated photos

Top: My reading at The Globe Cafe (there were more people to both the left and right, but the picture's cut them out).

Bottom: I was interviewed afterwards for a student literary magazine at Charles University, by the lovely Liz Skrbkova.

Both photos were taken by Michaela Sladeckova.

Thursday 15 November 2007

Current Issues

Though I myself am ill (it's been a bad autumn for that), the magazine appearances continue in a healthy stream. An "ars poetica," "Postmarked," will appear in the 19 November issue of The New Republic, and currently I have poems in The Liberal, Poetry Review, and Shearsman.

Tuesday 6 November 2007

A postcard from one of my nieces

(Picture: Constitution Trail, which runs through Bloomington and Normal, Illinois)

Dear Aunt Carrie, you are nice and you are always funny I like it when you came on Christmas This this post card has a trial on it and I walked on it p.s my mom had her baby. Love, Kaylee

Thursday 1 November 2007

In this week's TLS

appears my poem, "David Smith, 'Wagon II' (1964)." I saw the Smith exhibition at Tate Modern twice; I found the trajectory of his work and numerous individual pieces fascinating.