Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Posting soon, my TV interview on Poet to Poet, Writer to Writer with Doug Holder-until then you can HEAR it

Before we went on the air we posed.

Then we spoke on Doug's Somerville Cable TV Show--(listen on this link)

Coming soon: The video. We sat when we said what was on the Podcast.

My favorite quote regarding political poetry:
And this year after the election I could not help but write about some of the stuff that’s been going on and how I felt about it. I tried to present it in an unique way that wasn’t a rant that wasn’t ‘I hate this’ or  the poem like bad bad bad Trump bad bad bad….

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The What is Real Reading Tour. Come to some of these fine cities and towns. Come with, if you want.

February 15, 2018 Cambridge, Ma

Hastings Room Reading Series, 7:00 PM

11 Garden Street
Cambridge, Ma
Reading with Doug Holder

March 23, 2018 Boston, Ma

Poetry Salon of Boston, 7:00 PM

Private Home near Symphony Hall
e-mail me for address

The Poetry Salon of Boston continuing the spirit of The Goba Salon hosted by Ron and Sue Goba which was first known as Friends of Poetry (FOP) Friday, founded by Prabakar Thyagarajan and Ron Goba

April 14, 2018 New Haven, CT

Yale University Bookstore, 2 PM

77 Broadway
New Haven, CT



Somerville Community Access Television, 5 PM

Live stream to watch on the site

with host Doug Holder 

October 6, 2017 Cambridge, Ma

Dire Literary Series, 7 PM

Out of the Blue Art Gallery
541 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, Ma

with guests David Winner and Kitty Beer

October 23, 2017 Cambridge, Ma

Stone Soup Poetry, 7 PM

Out of the Blue Art Gallery
541 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, Ma

hosted by Chad Parenteau and I'll present the Boston launch 
of Eternal Snow with Yuyu Sharma'

October 26, 2017 Brookline, Ma

Poetry with Brookline's Poet Laureate Zvi Sesling, 6:45 PM

Brookline Public Library, Hunneman Hall-2nd Floor
361 Washington Street
Brookline, Ma

Featuring with Doug Holder, Gloria Mindock, Dennis Daly, 
Deborah Leipziger and Lawrence Kessenich. 

November 3, 2017 Cambridge, Ma

It's the 200th Dire Literary Series, 7 PM

Out of the Blue Art Gallery
541 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, Ma

with guests Aaron Tillman, Daniel Hudon and Alexis Paige

November 12, 2017 New York, NY

Poetry at the Parkside Lounge, 3:30 PM

Parkside Lounge
317 East Houston Street
New York, NY

Featuring with Dean Kostos and Mike Jurcovic, hosted by George Wallace 

November 20, 2017 Worcester, Ma

Dirty Gerund Poetry Series, 9:00 PM

Ralph's Diner
148 Grove St 
Worcester MA 

Reading two sets of material with an open mic 

December 2, 2017 Cambridge, Ma

Dire Literary Series, 3 PM

The Middle East Corner
480 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, Ma

with guests Kerry Beth Neville and Heather Sullivan 

December 6, 2017 Salem, Ma

Mercy Outloud Poetry Series, 9 PM

Mercy Tavern
148 Derby Street
Salem, Ma

hosted by Brendan Conolly and Sarah Ann Corbett 

December 12, 2017 Baltimore, Md

Writers and Words Series, 7 PM

Charmington's Cafe
2501 North Howard Street
Baltimore, Md

hosted by Maria Goodson 

December 14, 2017 Boston, Ma

Student Day of Poetry, teaching poetry workshops, 9 AM

U Mass Boston

sponsored by Mass Poetry

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Todays Class: Book Trailer Making (-101)

Here's a poem and film for my newest book of poetry, Chief Jay Strongbow Is Real.

And yes...