baseball, poetry, and kim chi

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Black Ocean's Open Reading Period

"As publishing writers we do not believe in reading fees and will consider all submissions based on the merit of their work and quality of writing. That said, please take the time and consideration to familiarize yourself with our titles before sending us a manuscript. More than simply supporting the press through your purchase, you will be extending us the same respect we have for the submissions we receive."

The reading period is between May 1st and June 30th.

Monday, April 27, 2009


WHERE: Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, Tube: Covent Garden

WHEN: May 2nd Saturday 2009 7:30


La Langoustine Est Morte continues bringing you the best of experimental, international & non-governmental poetics, ficionne & performance.

Hosts: Anthony Joseph & Sascha Akhtar.

Ira Lightman is a conceptual poet, as surreal as Vic n'Bob, according to Kate Fox. He regularly appears on Radio 3's The Verb, last year wearing a blindfold for a week to write Miltonic verse. He makes award-winning Public Art throughout the North East, and lately in Willenhall in the West Midlands. His book DUETCETERA (Shearsman) is a collection of double-column poems, which he duets with people from all around the world on his YouTube channel

Jim Goar’s Whole Milk is available from Effing Press. Seoul Bus Poems, a collection written during a three year stay in Seoul, will be published by Reality Street Editions. Some recent poetry has appeared in Typo, Octopus, Word for / Word, Harvard Review, Cimarron Review, LIT and No Tell Motel. He edits the online journal, past simple.

Anna Ticehurst is studying at Sussex University, & has had poems published with QUID, online with Dusie, and

Capillary Interspace, and the Openned magazines, Cannibal Spices and


Monday, April 20, 2009

La Langoustine est morte

I will be reading at La Langoustine est morte on the 2nd of May (Saturday) at 7:30p. Click this link for a map to the Poetry Cafe and more information about the poetry it houses.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Baseball all the time. Watching Might not be perfect in their internet flow, but they are trying and it is better than the other options of no TV in the UK. So happy to be able to watch the Giants everyday. See the Grail. Take the Grail. I feel that 90 wins is a possibility.

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

The video is still funny, but no longer relevant. The U of A got a great coach. I am happy. Tucson is happy. Sean Miller is exactly what the cats need.

Friday, April 03, 2009

Wildcat Basketball

Who is going to coach the Wildcats? Why has this job turned suddenly toxic? Click on the video for some answers.

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Reading HTML GIANT. Nothing better going on. Enjoyed their look at the NY Tyrant. Thing is, my bookshelf is not so hot either. Not that it matters, but there it is. Really though, the books that matter most right now are bellow the hammock or beside the toilet.