New Sun Rising: Stories for Japan, a collection of short stories, poems and artworks inspired by the people and culture of Japan, is a response to the tsunami of 2010. Three of my haibun are included in the volume. The paperback is $10.05 and the Kindle version is $5. All proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross.
My short story Mountain, told from the point of view of an aging rock ‘n roll musician, won the New Short Fiction Award from Jerry Jazz Musician.
My poems have appeared in the following journals:
Against John Berryman in Black-Listed Magazine
Consciousness Spins and Ghosts in Camroc Press Review
Interview with three poems in Connotation Press
Golem, De Chirico du Jour and At the End of the Day in Escape into Life
Dali-Ism, Schwitters in Exile and An Other Room in Escape into Life
Proscription in Escape into Life
Wilhelm Reich in Lewisburg in Evergreen Review
Red Star in Every Day Poets
A Day at the Office in Everyday Poems
Riptide and Dreaming America (they wait) in Poetry24
Gulf Coast telegram in Poets for Living Waters
Fallen and Docile Bodies in Opium Poetry 2.0
Wild Child in Shaking
Pet Apocalypses in Toylit
State of the Union, Dreaming America and Down the Rabbit Hole: Watching Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE or Goodbye Kurt Vonnegut in Unlikely 2.0
The following essays, reviews and interviews have been published in Escape into Life:
What is Contemporary Art?
Whose Art, Whose Agenda?
A Conversation with Mars Tokyo
For the Love of God
Coming to Terms with Damien Hirst
Kurt Schwitters: Citizen of the World
Little Chicks, Broken Dolls and Krapp’s Last Tape
Fernando Botero at the Museum of Fine Arts
What is Real: Chuck Close and Kazimir Malevich
A Review of Peter Davis’s Poetry! Poetry! Poetry!
A Humument: Visual-Poetic Artist’s Book
Rauschenberg’s Erased de Kooning
A Conversation with Denis Gaston
A Review of Paul Auster’s Invisible
The Two Worlds of Henry Darger
The Extreme World of Eraserhead
Dali and the Stage of Surrealism
Kafka’s Letter to His Father
Jorge Luis Borges and the Congress of the World
My flash fiction 5 Minutes is included in The Best of Friday Flash Volume 1.
My essay Anne Carson and the Experiment(al) can be read in Creative Thresholds
My essay on John Ashbery’s Hotel Lautréamont can be read at The Bees Knees
and more essays on the arts can be found here.