Dan Brady hangs out in a thead installation by Gabriel Dawe before reading his poems at CAM Raleigh last night. Thank you to Chris Tonelli for hosting Dan, Mark Cugini, Mike Young, and me for a night in the museum. Thank you to Jonathan, Caroline, and Hopkins too.
Penland School of Crafts graffiti is my favorite graffiti. #scottrules
Asheville, NC, Pack Square, July 4, 2014
Thanks to the alphabet for seating my book next to William Blake. Thank you to Malaprop’s for the face-out strong support.
Saturday morning in the Crisp-Ellert Museum in St. Augustine, Florida with these pieces by Lily Kuonen, who works ‘within an intermediary level, where wood, canvas, paint, and all the scraps and tools of the studio can combine to explore beyond categorical structures.’
There’s an excerpt from my book, For Another Writing Back, over at the Poetry Society of America. The excerpt revolves around a found note—and is accompanied by some paragraphs I wrote about the weather I was in while writing the book.
If you haven’t scrolled through the PSA’s “In Their Own Words” feature before, it’s a feast of poets writing about their poems. I’m still savoring Joshua Marie Wilkson’s words about his new book, The Courier’s Archive & Hymnal, published by the fine editors of Sidebrow Books (my editors, too).
Photo: note at the top of the stack of make-your-own-haiku notes from Gail Rieke’s bookmaking workshop at Penland School of Crafts.
Dan Estabrook, Small Fires, gum bichromate with watercolor and gouache. 19 x 15 inches. 2012