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A.D. Winans poetry reading in SF Sept. 16, 2014!

Award winning native San Francisco poet A.D. Winans and Oakland native poet and activist Nellie Wong will be reading from their works on September 16, 2014 at Adobe Bookstore. A.D. Winans A.D. Winans has been published internationally and translated into ten languages. He will be reading from his new book This Land Is Not My […]

Todd Clouser launches Music Mission. Here’s how you can help.

Todd Clouser Patreon project

Musician Todd Clouser has launched a new project, Music Mission. He writes, I have been working with communities in need throughout the Americas – a youth orchestra in Oaxaca, a small indigenous Shipibo town in Peru, EL Faro in inner City Mexico, a community center offering world class music workshops in Chiapas – in teaching, […]

Cross-country mobile bookstore launches Indiegogo campgaign

Books & Shovels Mobile Bookstore

Independent publishers Nostrovia! Poetry and UndergroundBooks have launched a crowd fundraising campaign to organize a cross-country mobile bookstore and publishing house called Books & Shovels. Books & Shovels, headed by Jeremiah Walton, a 19 year old poet from New Hampshire and founder of Nostrovia! Poetry, will begin its cross country journey at the 2014 NYC […]

Poetry Reading: Linda King and Paul Fericano in SF – June 2 2014

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On June 2, 2014, Linda King and Paul Fericano will give a poetry reading at San Francisco’s Bird & Beckett Books. Monday, June 2, 2014 – 7pm 653 Chenery Street, San Francisco (Near Diamond St. and Glen Park BART Station) 415.586.3733 Free Admission Learn more on the Bird and Beckett website! You can also download […]

Book Release: Loving and Hating Charles Bukowski by Linda King (2nd Edition)

Linda King’s Loving and Hating Charles Bukowski

Wild Ocean Press, in collaboration with KissKill Press, is pleased to publish a second edition of Loving & Hating Charles Bukowski, completely edited and revised from an earlier version published in 2012. The press release: There are many books about Charles Bukowski, but none like this one. Linda King’s Loving & Hating Charles Bukowski looks […]

Michael McClure at the Walker Art Center, May 1, 2014

Michael McClure

MICHAEL McCLURE: FREE VERSE IF YOU’RE IN MINNEAPOLIS ON MAY DAY, JOIN US AT THE WALKER ART CENTER! May 1, 2014, 7pm Walker Art Center Walker Cinema Free tickets available at the Bazinet Garden Lobby desk from 6 pm Join us for a May Day extravaganza as poet Michael McClure unleashes a mighty roar! A […]

Enjoy the Liverpool Sound City Festival in May 2014

Liverpool Sound City 2014

There’s no doubt that summer has music of its own. If you feel it in your heart, why not be a part of the Liverpool Sound City? It’s an annual three-day-long music festival and conference, and takes place in the heart of Liverpool this year from from the first to the third of May. Over […]

Painters and Poets seeks ekphrastic poetry

Painters and Poets

Painters and Poets publishes poetry about art and artists on the web. Ekphrastic Fantastic! See how your favorite poets were influenced by Piero della Francesca, Donatello, Rembrandt, Monet, Hopper, Pollock, Van Gogh, Mitchell, and Cassatt. And, learn how your favorite artists incorporated poetry in their works. Share your ekphrastic poems illustrated by the art that […]

Rik Lina – INTO THE DEEP at Arttra Gallery, Amsterdam

Rik Lina - FISH FIËSTA 1998 (detail), tempera and oilpaint on linen, 110x100cm

Rik Lina‘s exhibition, INTO THE DEEP, is showing at Arttra Galerie in Amsterdam March 7 – April 14, 2014. Closed weekends. The opening takes place Friday, March 7, 17.00 to 19.00 ARTTRA Tweeded Boomdwarsstraat 4 1015 LK Amsterdam tel: +31 (0) 20 6259303

The Doors Examined – Tinley Park IL – Library Presentation 3.12.14

The Doors Examined

Empty Mirror contributor Jim Cherry – and Doors expert extraordinaire – writes, I’m making an upcoming library presentation and I hope you all can make it, and/or if you know anybody that lives in the area I hope you can forward this on! The Doors Examined is a compilation of articles from the first four […]