Kozer on Seriality

In the car we listen to music almost exclusively on the old Ipod, which has remnants of the previous user’s musical tastes. (Thanks Rebecca!) Were it to be passed down again, and were the new owner to leave traces of MY audio excursions, there will be a great...

Charles Potts Interview

John Oliver Simon, former director of California Poets in the Schools and recipient of an NEA grant for translation, called Charles Potts “…the greatest poet born in Idaho since Ezra Pound…and one of the true faces of North American poetry.” (Read John Oliver Simon...

Miles, Quincy, Georgia, Jazz & New Mexico

Attending the Taos Poetry Circus in Taos, New Mexico, will always be for me like Miles Davis hearing Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker for the first time in 1944. It is a feeling I’ll forever be trying to replicate. In the case of Miles, it is summed up in the...

Miles & Quincy Troupe & Coltrane

Delighted to be part of a stellar weekend of Jazz and Poetry in Taos, New Mexico, April 7 and 8 with featured poet Quincy Troupe! Two nights of Jazz and Poetry, the second of which I’ll emcee and read a few of my Jazz poems. On Friday morning at 8am MST I am set...

2 Anthologies: Footsteps & South Seattle Emerald

I am blessed to have work in TWO anthologies coming out in the next two weeks. The first is the South Seattle Emerald’s Emerald Reflections: A South Seattle Emerald Anthology. It comes out of the vibrant activist mind of Marcus Green, the Publisher of this...