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Come To Newbury Street
for the poetry! I'm giving a reading. Monday, November 23, 7 PM Trident Booksellers Cafe Details here
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Reading tonight - August 18
Late notice but if you're around and feel like hearing some poetry... I'm reading tonight, August 18, at the Armory, in Somerville, 191 Highland Avenue at 7 PM, along with Tomas O'Leary and Marieve Rugo, followed by an open mic. It's part of the First and L...
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Long time, no write
Geez, it's been a year (more or less) since I've written in this blog. Time gets away... Anyone ever get into a "form" rut? For the longest time, whatever poetry I try to write becomes sonnets - and these long, narrative sequences no less. One recent sequen...
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Fall Around The Corner
Hi all - long time since I've posted. I've been in that summer state of mind! Fall is around the corner and school is starting up. My gosh, there will be some unusual challenges. The district where I teach, Revere, Massachusetts, was struck by a destructive...
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Chronicle!
Boston and New England area folks - please tune in to "Chronicle" tomorrow night (Friday, May 30) Channel 5, at 7:30 WCVB TV.   I will be a featured author on a "books" show. Chronicle is a great show - it airs every week night at 7:30 and features eclectic...
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Until It Does Us In
Happy to announce that my chapbook, "Until It Does Us In," has been picked up by Cervena Barva Press ,  in Somerville, MA, due out for publication in Fall, 2014. Thank you Cervena Barva, and Gloria Mindock - Publisher.
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And the Mass Book Award Goes To...
...Amy Dryansky, for her wonderful collection Grass Whistle (Salmon Press). For those who have been following, myself and five other poets were nominated for the Massachusetts Book Award in poetry. The winners in all four categories were announced recently,...
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Rant!
An Open Letter (Okay, Okay, It’s a Rant) To Knoxville
Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield (Rep.), and to Administrators of
Southern California’s Rialto Unified School District:             Dear
Senator Campfield and School Administrators,             I...
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Must Read!
I am grateful and pleased to say that Inside The Splintered Wood was just named a must read by the Massachusetts Center for the Book, which means it's a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award (poetry). The other finalists are incredible poets and I am hu...
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Tagore
Tagore was Bangladesh's most beloved writer and artist. Boston writer Sajed Kamal recently published a book of translations of Tagore's work. My review here
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