On Equal Footing

Kristin Dykstra writes about my recent work over at Jacket2

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HDP Reviews

Cerise Press: review by Mike Puican

The Jivin’ Ladybug: review by Jared Demick

The Constant Critic: review by Sueyeun Juliette Lee

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“Feel the Nosi” at the CSV

Come on out to the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center next Saturday for “Feel the Nosi,” an evening of poetry, performance, Nuyo-son and noise. Edwin Torres and myself will be celebrating our latest books, Yes Thing No Thing and Hi-Density Politics, and performing material from the books backed by the trademark soundscapes of Spanic Attack’s new in-house band Los Guapos Planetas.

WHEN: Sat. Jan. 29, 7pm

WHERE: Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, 2nd floor theater space
107 Suffolk Street (between Rivington and Delancey St.; F train to Delancey St.)
Lower East Side

WHAT ELSE: 5$ cover; cheap drinks, discounted books, great space, post-show revelry

This is the first of what will hopefully become a regular series of Spanic Attack events at the CSV. Do spread the word!

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Ilusos

Ilusos, an artist book by Edwin Torres featuring my Spanish translations, has just been published in Puerto Rico by Atarraya Cartonera. Copies of this limited edition are available by emailing the publisher.

atarrayacartonera@gmail.com

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Small Press Highlights, 2010

Rigoberto González has just listed Hi-Density Politics among his Small Press Highlights for 2010 on the National Book Critics Circle blog.

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“See What I Mean” at Taller Boricua

Last Friday was the opening of the “See What I Mean” exhibit at the legendary Taller Boricua in El Barrio. I have two BlackBerry installations on display, one of which also appears in text-only version in my new book. I performed at the opening with the great Monxo López on guitar. Jorge Suberví skillfully accompanied Monxo on the pandero. Edwin Torres added improv choreography for that righteous Noricua kick. A great time was had by all.

The exhibit is up until mid-January, and I will also be reading January 13 as part of the Taller Boricua poetry series.

Check it out!

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New book: Hi-Density Politics!

My new book, Hi-Density Politics, is out from BlazeVOX. You can buy it here.

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Yo Amo Oquendo de Amat

My review of Carlos Oquendo de Amat’s cult classic 5 metros de poemas, recently reissued in a bilingual edition by the fine folks at Ugly Duckling Presse, is now live at BOMB. Check it out and leave a comment.

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Boog City Festival

I’ll be reading at 6:15 pm…

http://wewhoareabouttodie.com/2010/09/03/youre-welcome-to-attend-the-welcome-to-boog-city-festival-in-nyc/

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Boston Poet Tea Party

I’ll be reading on Saturday afternoon at this great weekend-long event put together by the fine folks at Boog City. 88 poets! See below. Let’s rally the tropes (sic)!

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A BOSTON POET TEA PARTY
A Summer Poetry Marathon
featuring 108 local and visiting poets
reading for 8 minutes apiece
Fri. 7/30, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Pierre Menard Gallery
10 Arrow St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
Harvard Square stop on the Red Line

Sat. 7/31, 12 noon-10:00 p.m.
Sun. 8/1, 12 noon-5:00 p.m.

OUTPOST 186
186 1/2 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge
Central Square stop on the Red Line
Organized by Jim Behrle, Michael Carr,
David Kirschenbaum, John Mulrooney, and Aaron Tieger
For more info contact: bostonpoetryfestival2010@gmail.com

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