McClure’s Last Book Mule Kick Blues

McClure’s Last Book Mule Kick Blues

Michael McClure died one year ago, May 4, 2020 and the last book he wrote will be launched by legendary publisher City Lights May 8, 2021, via Zoom, 3pm. A memorial tribute to Michael with readings happens Sunday, May 9 at 3pm. Info here. An an early review of the...

End of the World Anthology

I’m delighted to have work in a new anthology entitled The End of the World Project. It was compiled by Richard Lopez, John Bloomberg-Rissman and T.C. Marshall and is so huge that it takes two books to contain it all:       The list of poets...

Eileen Myles in Seattle

She’s apparently in the literary “mainstream” now, according to The Guardian in a typo-laden, but important piece dated Oct 1, 2015, but Eileen Myles has been a real writer, with tremendous depth and perception for decades how and great to see her...

Seattle (City of No Lit Crit)

If you are involved at all in the Seattle writing community, you have no doubt heard by now about the op-ed former Hugo House Writer-in-Residence and novelist Ryan Boudinot wrote for the local alt-news weekly, The Stranger. (A warning posted from one link before the...

SPLAB Turns 20

Though the official date was December 13, 2013 that the organization I created turned 20, we celebrate Saturday at Spring Street Center. Details below. It is hard to believe how quickly 20 years can flash by and how much work one can do in that time. Favorite memories...