This limited edition, letter pressed broadside was printed for a tribute reading for Colorado author Michael Adams who passed away in September, 2013. The reading took place at Denver’s Glovinsky Gallery of Contemporary Art in November, 2013, & I was honored to be one of three featured readers commemorating Michael’s life. One hundred of these broadsides were printed by long-time Denver publisher Tom Parsons on a 1917 letter press machine. The poem itself was pressure fitted in an aluminum frame, letter by letter & is in reference to Michael’s phenomenal poetry collection, Steel Valley (Lummox 2010). The broadside also features original artwork from Steel Valley & was beautifully designed by author & artist RL Raymond. Each broadside is available for $2.00 including shipping, & currently only 50 remain of the one & only first run printing!
I am proud to report that two of my poems, Just When & Between Sobs, are featured in Swedish Artist & Editor Janne Karlsson’s new magazine, Love’s An Infection! This fanzine style publication is sized A4 & boasts 24 pages of poetic anarchy & illustrated madness. The first pressing of the magazine has been limited to 40 copies, so get your order in today! Copies are $11 & that includes shipping from Sweden, orders can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can read a review for Love’s An Infection at the insightful & energetic Swedish literary site Boklysten. Break the mold of your traditional book buying & join the riot in the do-it-yourself scene of independent publishing!
I am massively pleased to have Swedish illustrator Janne Karlsson include two of my poems, Just When and Between Sobs, in his forthcoming magazine publication due out in June. This project features ten authors invited by Karlsson to write poems on the subject of love and hurt, with all the works accompanied by his illustrations. Below is a teaser for the magazine featuring my poem, Just When. Ordering information will be available soon, so wet your whistle now for a big payday next month!
I am excited to announce that I will be a featured reader at the Glovinsky Gallery of Contemporary Art on Saturday, April 19th at 7 p.m for their event, The Written Word As Art! The reading is part of the Glovinsky Gallery’s month-long celebration of National Poetry Month and I will be joined by Fort Collins Poet Laureate Jason Hardung, as well as New Mexico author John Macker. The Glovinsky Gallery is a phenomenal venue for live poetry and serves up the ideal environment for creation and expression. For those of you in the Denver area, please mark your calendars and join us for a night of poetry, storytelling, and camaraderie!