i will be reading selections from ghazals against the gradual demise, including
1. Instigator (Hafiz)
i read a few of these at Tree's open mic on July 12.
thanks to Rod Pederson for recording & posting on YouTube.
2. Sex First & Then A Sandwich (Jim Harrison's Outlyer & Ghazals)
3. February (Adrienne Rich's Blue Ghazals)4. ghazals in the silent eye (after Max Ernst)
Chapbooks being launched by above/ground press at the reading:
Cameron Anstee, Regarding Renewal
Stephen Brockwell, Excerpts from Impossible Books, The Crawdad Cantos
Amanda Earl, Sex First & Then A Sandwich
Marilyn Irwin, flicker
the reading will take place on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at the Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward; doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm $5 includes an above/ground press chapbook. further info here.
happy 19th anniversary above/ground press!
ps: here's the interview Susan Johnston conducted on last Friday's CKCU FM program Special Blend with my fellow readers: Cameron Anstee and Marilyn Irwin, and our illustrious host, rob mclennan. thanks to Cameron for making it available via his blog & to Susan for recording it.