The Wig Maker

The Wig Maker

How the life story of a woman abandoned by her mother and abused as a child by her father was turned into experimental lyric poetry is the premise of a book by Janet Gallant as told to Sharon Thesen and published by New Star Books of Vancouver, BC. The Wig Maker is...

Postcards in Twisp

Thursday and Friday, (5.10 & 5.11.2018) I will be the Methow Valley for events that involve the August Poetry Postcard Fest.  Fest registration starts in less than two months and this is the first fest we’ve facilitated since the release of 56 Days of...

Some End/West Broadway Bowering/Stanley Book Launch

I got this in the mail last week from New Star Books of Vancouver, BC: Actually, it was addressed from Point Roberts, WA, a little strip of land, a peninsula actually, south of the 49th parallel, and because of the terms of the Oregon Treaty of 1846, part of the U.S. ...

Peter Culley’s Hammertown

The first moment I heard about Peter Culley’s serial poem Hammertown, immediately I intuited that it was similar to what I was doing with A Time Before Slaughter. It would be a couple of years before I would get to confirm that, on the occasion of Culley’s...