I’m leaving in a few hours to attend the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. This is my second festival, and I am really looking forward to it. Zebra is the biggest poetry film festival in the world, and the oldest. It started in 2002 and has occurred every two years since. This … Continue reading Off to the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin
The last of my posts for Awkword Paper Cut. It’s been a long, dry spell in the West: Drought: What is it Good For? In California, a four-year drought has left the landscape brittle and the people irritable. I was complaining to a friend about the dead weeds that lined the freeway and the lack … Continue reading Sticks and Stones: Memoirs About the Writing Life
I’m happy to present “Arrhythmia,” a video poem created by Marc Neys (aka Swoon) from a poem I wrote. Michael Dickes, editor of Awkword Paper Cut, recorded the poem, and I shot the video. Here are some process notes about this project: The poem started with a note I wrote in my journal on May … Continue reading Video Poem: “Arrhythmia”
Here’s the second of my three pieces about writing, originally published at Awkword Paper Cut: Be Here Now: Poetry of Place By Erica Goss I’ve never had a bad day in San Francisco. Ok, that’s not entirely true, but the happy memories far outnumber the unhappy ones. And maybe I don’t want to acknowledge … Continue reading Sticks and Stones: memoirs about the writing life
Click here to go to the Los Gatos Poetry Podcast website, where you can hear over 50 poems read in seven different languages.