Search Results for: Cat Poems

Ebonics, by Sandra Robinson

Assignment: take the often controversial subject of Ebonics, or “African American Vernacular English” as it is better known to academics. Explicate in the form of prose poems which utilize as their framework a series of dances (Cakewalk, Electric Slide, Mambo).... Read More

Book of Hooks, by Cornelius Eady

Acclaimed poet Cornelius Eady offers not only a new selection of poems, but a knockout duet of poetry and music, performed with such literary and musical luminaries as Charlie Rauh, Joy Harjo, Kim Addonizio, Robin Messing, Emma Alabaster and longtime... Read More

rust and beans

It’s gray and raining here, the leaves have begun to turn. I’m reading xkcd and Too Much Coffee Man. In a minute I’m going back to production work on the workshop anthology we’re releasing tomorrow, and a couple orders. Saturday I... Read More

Farewell to Kathleene

As difficult as this post is to compose, I have been avoiding the task. But for those of you familiar with her work and her presence, it imust be told: we have lost Kathleene West. Below is her obituary, written... Read More

Coming attractions, Solstice, Patriot acts, Lost missives, Faux books, G-8, Soles

In the pipeline: Postcards; Twinsets; Ebonics poems; Our first chapbook essay collection. Yoga, coffee, pack, load new books to the wompus bookstore, that’s my day. Tomorrow we finish up a production run and send out a lot of books, and... Read More

Roll Over Ezra, Mousetraps at Fukushima Daichi, Defying the law

On Harriet, the Poetry Foundation blog, check out Cornelius Eady on word-drunk music, roots in the blues, and the arc of his band Rough Magic. Five songs from Book of Hooks are up on ReverbNation in joyous, electrifying rehearsal and... Read More

Stone Cold Jane at the Roller Derby, The Writer’s Audience, Hostility to Intellect

We love bookdress. The sheer creativity, the humor, the meta of it just makes us smile. Speaking of generous writing, Cornelius Eady is performing cuts from Book of Hooks and a bunch of other music and poetry all around the country. From... Read More

Around the wompus, Secondary markets

Susana Case has a new book out, Elvis Presley’s Hips & Mick Jagger’s Lips. We were lucky to hear some previews when she read at Cornelius Eady’s AWP off-site event. Ann Cefola is one of 85 poets from 7 countries tagged to... Read More

Literary slut

I drove home from the airport this morning before dawn in white-out snow, a pickup, the red-eye from LA. All the past week has been like this, noticing sign after sign of spring, even as the winter storms continue to... Read More