Albany Center Gallery is teaming up with Fence Books this Saturday to present the first Yes! literary event of the new season. The Yes! reading series, curated by James Belflower and Matthew Klane, presents poets ...
“When you go to heaven,” Sparrow says, “they won’t ask you how many books you’ve had published. And if they do, fuck heaven.”
Born Michael Daniel Gorelick, Sparrow, as he is better known, is a published ...
The College of Saint Rose’s premier literary series returns tonight (Thursday) with readings by poet David Yezzi (left) and poet/nonfiction writer Kaya Oakes.
Oakes won the Transcontinental Poetry Prize in 2008, and made a splash with ...
The paleontological quest to find the elusive missing link in human evolution churns on, but those searching for a transitional figure between the free-wheeling and free-loving Beat and Hippie generations need look no further than ...
The rain is raining all around
It falls on field and trees
It rains on the umbrellas here
And on the ships at sea.
--Robert Louis Stevenson
Turns out I know a lot of rain poems. Why is this?
Is there ...
“The time has come,” the Walrus said,
“To talk of many things:
Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax—
Of cabbages—and kings—
And why the sea is boiling hot—
And whether pigs have wings.”
—Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass
OK, so I buy ...