Jose Kozer Interview (N.13.13 in L.A., Part 2)

Today I’m posting the rest of the audio of an interview with legendary Cuban-American poet José Kozer, conducted by  Cal State U at L.A. Ph.D. student Mike Sonksen. (Hear the first four parts of the interview here.) Kozer here is captured shortly after winning...

Top Ten Posts of 2013

This is a traditionally a week of looking back at the previous year and rather than present those posts from 2013 I wrote that I liked the best, I am letting my web stats program Jetpack have its say. I am not counting hits from pages like American Sentences and...

When I’m 124: Transcending Victim Consciousness

There’s an interesting op-ed in the New York Times posted yesterday (Dec 24, 2013) about how some of the folks who brought you Paypal and Google are now focusing their vision and efforts on extending life spans. The author, Roger Cohen, says that the era of...

Seasonal American Sentences

The Rad Santa reading last night at Lottie’s Lounge was a huge success. Graham Isaac hosted and invited me along with three other writers, including Jocelyn McDonald, Chris Gusta and Ra’anan David and the idea was that we would read some Holiday-themed...

Jose Kozer Interview (L.A. N.13.13)

While I am not the guy who got the chance to interview José Kozer recently during his visit to Southern California, I was present as he responded to the questions of Cal State U at L.A. Ph.D. student Mike Sonksen. Kozer, as you may have heard, won the most prestigious...