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The Winter of Our Disco Tent April 18, 2014: “...the terrible and noteworthy irony...”—H.H. Bancroft. New York City during the war years was, unless you were eating sushi with the Simics, a dark and horrible place. It was as if someone had loaded a leaf blower with copy toner and gone postal. Some of it got onto the 9-pound models’ eyes and they didn’t even blink. The [...] by

Emerge—Surface—Be February 26, 2014: [caption id="attachment_81950" align="alignright" width="500"] From left to right: Krystal Languell, Rangi McNeil, and Guillermo Felice Castro [/caption] Yes it's still true, "The Poetry Project burns like red hot coal in New York's snow," as the quote from Ginsberg says. The Poetry Project is a rare bird—a forty-plus-year-old non-profit [...] by

In which Edwin Torres welcomes the end of Facebook February 22, 2011: This Thursday, February 24, the poet Edwin Torres will read in an event co-sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, Poetry magazine, the Columbia College English department, and the college's Center for Book & Paper Arts. A reception immediately follows the reading. Here, Torres talks briefly about a few figures—Velemir Khlebnikov, David Bowie, and [...] by

Bruce Boone Weekend January 28, 2010: This past weekend in New York City I will always remember as the Bruce Boone weekend. On Friday night Boone read as part of a launch event for Nightboat Books at Metro Pictures gallery in Chelsea. He was preceded by Evelyn Reilly and Marcella Durand, who read from the Eco Language Reader (co-published by Nightboat Books and Portable Press at [...] by