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Richard O. Moore Returns with Poetry (and Videos!) May 7, 2013: Bay Area poets participated in an amazing reading on Sunday by 93 year-old emerging poet Richard O. Moore (who's no stranger to us here, and here). He's the co-founder of KPFA (first listener-supported radio station in the U.S., 1949), a founding member of KQED-TV (sixth U.S. public station to go on the air, 1954) a filmmaker, and the director [...]
Two-Way Mirror: David Meltzer’s Notebook of Poetics January 22, 2013: Next year, City Lights Press will publish an expanded reissue of Tw0-Way Mirror, David Meltzer's notebook of poetics. Garret Caples, Meltzer's editor at City Lights, has posted a thoughtful profile of both Meltzer and the forthcoming reissue on the City Lights Blog. Two-Way Mirror first appeared in 1977 on Oyez Press, Robert Hawley's Bay [...]
Caples on E-40 on Too Short… and more! December 18, 2012: Back in April, Garrett Caples was waxing poetic on Bay Area hip-hop. Remember THE HYPHY HUMP? Sure you do. Now, via the City Lights blog, Caples is in conversation with Bay Area hip-hop extraordinaire E-40. Caples begins: Though the question “who is the greatest MC of all time?” has no single, universally agreed-upon answer, you [...]
A Brolaski Extravaganza!!! July 24, 2012: The City Lights blog is lighting it up with TONS of great writing and recordings by and about Julian Talamantez Brolaski. The occasion, of course, is the publication of his Advice for Lovers earlier this year. All of this is brought to us by way of Garrett Caples (recently published here, btw, and recorded here). Caples sets the scene [...]
Garrett Caples on video at The Volta June 22, 2012: Surf over to The Volta for a Friday afternoon fix of video-poetry, featuring Garrett Caples. We like this because we like reading in raincoats and we like reading to an audience of well-mannered dogs (in a raincoat).