Archive for February, 2014

2000+ WRITERS SINCE 2002 Monday, 2/24 BookCourt 7pm The Sackett Street Writers’ Reading Series presents Molly Rose Quinn, poet & Sackett Street instructor Ivy Pochoda (Visitation Street, a novel) Jason Porter (Why Are You So Sad? a novel) Howard Feinstein (Fire on the Bayou, a memoir) BookCourt, 163 Court St. (btwn Pacific & Dean), Brooklyn The event is FREE and open to the public. […]



Anis Shivani interviews Raymond Hammond, editor of New York Quarterly, on what’s wrong with the current poetry landscape and how to remedy it, in The Review Review. The secrets: Read poetry from the classics to the present; and continue learning, always; be patient, and write to get better, not just to be published, he says. He’s […]


Susan Cheever’s new biography on E.E. Cummings seems like a fascinating read. Check out this excerpt published in the latest issue of Vanity Fair, “The Prince of Patchin Place.” I was riveted, reading it, especially this: As we turned out of the school’s genteel and leafy driveway and down the hill to Route 9, headed […]