extended hiatus

Due to expanded commitments to my small press, I've been forced to cut down on some other projects. I would be delighted if someone else came forward to carry on this blog. Meanwhile, I hope some of the links and contacts herein are of some use.



Joel Chace & Ron Silliman: 5/19/09: Philadelphia

Tuesday, May 19, 7PM: Robin's Bookstore, 108 S 13th St in Philadelphia, presents a reading by Joel Chace and Ron Silliman.

Joel Chace has published poetry and prose poetry in print and electronic magazines such as 6ix, Tomorrow, Lost and Found Times, Coracle, xStream, Three Candles, 2River View, Joey & the Black Boots, Recursive Angel, and Veer. He has published more than a dozen print and electronic collections. Recently out from BlazeVox Books is Cleaning the Mirror: New & Selected Poems, and from Paper Kite Press is Matter No Matter, another full-length collection. Two new chapbooks have also appeared: Scaffold, from Country Valley Press; and (b)its, from Meritage Press. For many years, Chace has been Poetry Editor for the experimental electronic magazine 5_Trope.

Ron Silliman has written and edited over 30 books to date, most recently The Alphabet... Silliman was the 2006 Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere, a 2003 Literary Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and was a 2002 Fellow of the Pennsylvania Arts Council as well as a Pew Fellow in the Arts in 1998. He lives in Chester County, Pennsylvania, with his wife and two sons, and works as a market analyst in the computer industry. He is a member of The Grand Piano collective.