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Tour Diary: Portland DAY FOUR mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
Finally posting recap 4 of 4 from my Northwest voyage. I was fortunate enough to do 4 readings in 4 nights, but I needed to cram in a few of Portland's essential stops so Jessica and Jonathan Standifird from Blue Skirt Productions took me to places like Pow...
Finally posting recap 4 of 4 from my Northwest voyage. I was fortunate enough to do 4 readings in 4 nights, but I needed to cram in a few of Portland's essential stops so Jessica and Jonathan Standifird from Blue Skirt Produc...
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5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange
We recently had our 5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange. In cooperation with the GCC Creative Writing Department, I select a handful of books to introduce
and giveaway each December. People are welcome to bring any book they
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Goodreads Giveaway and a Hi-Def Video of a Recent Reading in Flagstaff
There's a day or two left to enter a giveaway for a copy of my book The Existentialist Cookbook over at Goodreads, by clicking on this link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/165428-the-existentialist-cookbook If you want to see the live action adapta...
There's a day or two left to enter a giveaway for a copy of my book The Existentialist Cookbook over at Goodreads, by clicking on this link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/165428-the-existentialist-cookbook If you wa...
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Behind The Poem(s) posted at Drunk In A Midnight Choir
I've got a new trio of poems posted over at Drunk In A Midnight Choir and they can be read IMMEDIATELY and FOR FREE just by clicking this magical link: http://drunkinamidnightchoir.com/2015/10/15/three-poems-2-shawnte-orion/ So I decided to give a little ba...
I've got a new trio of poems posted over at Drunk In A Midnight Choir and they can be read IMMEDIATELY and FOR FREE just by clicking this magical link: http://drunkinamidnightchoir.com/2015/10/15/three-poems-2-shawnte-orion/ ...
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Tour Diary: Portland DAY ONE mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
Last week I traveled to the Pacific Northwest to do four readings in four nights around Portland and Seattle. That's almost like a legit mini book tour and it was all kinds of exciting. I'll post a highlight recap for each day over the next week or so. DAY ...
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I am not your autumn moon, I am the night (some posts start off happy but end on a sad note)
I was excited to get great tickets for an upcoming Chris Cornell solo acoustic show at The Orpheum. It even looks like this Phoenix show will be the kick-off date for his new tour. I saw one of his acoustic shows a few years ago and it was amazing. One of m...
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Jackalope ekphrastic poem in Sugar House Review
I'm excited to have my poem " Forensic Field Notes on the Jackalope " in the new issue of Sugar House Review .   The poem began about a year ago, when I participated in a big ekphrastic show/reading at Obliq Art Gallery in Phoenix. Artists and Poets from al...
I'm excited to have my poem "Forensic Field Notes on the Jackalope" in the new issue of Sugar House Review. The poem began about a year ago, when I participated in a big ekphrastic show/reading at Obliq Art Gallery in Ph...
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5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange
We recently had our 5th Annual White Elephant Contemporary Poetry Exchange. In cooperation with the GCC Creative Writing Department, I select a handful of books to introduce
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Tour Diary: Portland DAY THREE mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
Monday was day 3 of my Pacific Northwest trip and I had big big plans. I was scheduled to read at the monthly Northwest Renaissance/Striped Water Poets reading at Auburn Station Bistro (about 45 minutes outside of Seattle) thanks to the wonderful organizer ...
Monday was day 3 of my Pacific Northwest trip and I had big big plans. I was scheduled to read at the monthly Northwest Renaissance/Striped Water Poets reading at Auburn Station Bistro (about 45 minutes outside of Seattle) th...
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Tour Diary: Portland DAY TWO mini Book Tour of the Pacific NorthWest
continuing with Tour Diary post 2 of 5: So I underestimated HOW FREAKING COLD it gets during the night in Portland, but I adjusted my calculations when I woke up shivering at about 3am, because the window next to my bed was open. Brrrr. Jonathan had to work...
continuing with Tour Diary post 2 of 5: So I underestimated HOW FREAKING COLD it gets during the night in Portland, but I adjusted my calculations when I woke up shivering at about 3am, because the window next to my bed was o...
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The Existentialist Cookbook turns one year old
Hard to believe that my book has now been out for a whole year. I couldn't be more grateful for the kind of reception it's received, even when I ventured out of state for a few readings. Infinite gratitude for Raymond Hammond and NYQBooks   for publishing T...
Hard to believe that my book has now been out for a whole year. I couldn't be more grateful for the kind of reception it's received, even when I ventured out of state for a few readings. Infinite gratitude for Raymond Hammo...
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No, I did not know that. I have been thinking about doing something like that, so that might be a good idea. Thanks, +Patrick Moore 
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Southern California readings from Long Beach to Beyond Baroque
I'm excited to have an upcoming reading at Beyond Baroque in Venice (Thursday July 30th). I'll go into more of the details soon. The only other time I had a reading in Southern California was for last year's Long Beach Poetry Festival . That was my first re...
I'm excited to have an upcoming reading at Beyond Baroque in Venice (Thursday July 30th). I'll go into more of the details soon. The only other time I had a reading in Southern California was for last year's Long Beach Poetry...
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Arizona poet. New collection The Existentialist Cookbook is being published by NYQBooks. Reads at bookstores, bars, colleges, hair salons, museums, and laundromats. Poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, Barrelhouse, Gargoyle Magazine, New York Quarterly and many other literary journals. Hosts a monthly reading series at Glendale Community College.

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