Journals: SF/Mpls/NY, 1972-1973. Pt. 1

Synopsis I started keeping journals in 1968 and, in 1971, I threw everything I’d written away.  At 19 I wanted nothing more than to put it all behind me: my hometown, my family, but mostly me, the bad writer.  My immersion in paperback literature was making a perfectionist out of me.  There were 2 volumes […]

The Last Word, On Jumel Terrace Books

A Harlem Poetry Lesson. Bruce Weber.

Grand Guy Bruce Weber brought fash’ legend David Bailey about, the hottest day of the year 2013, to take pictures around the house with not-yet-on- the-market very yellow Nokia cell phone/cameras. They were shooting the commercial that ended up an homage to local hero, Gil Scott Heron. Bruce’s been supportive of our efforts for several […]