Rain Taxi goes on the road with "Pig Poet" David Lee as he makes his way through the Midwest, promoting his work at libraries, state fairs, and even a minor league baseball game.
Lucia Berlin remembers Paul Metcalf and a day spent walking the Marin Headlands along the coast of Northern California.
HANS NAMUTH: PORTRAITS
by Carolyn Kinder Carr
Portrait photography by Hans Namuth, the great chronicler of the New York art scene of the '50s and '60s.
by Howard Mandel
Essays, interviews, and commentary by veteran music journalist Howard Mandel on the evolution of Jazz.
DEEP TIME: HOW HUMANITY COMMUNICATES ACROSS MILLENNIA
by Gregory Benford
Physicist and novelist Gregory Benford talks about the concept of "Deep Time" and the need for envisioning the future impact of human endeavors.
A DIALOGUE ON LOVE
by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Queer studies pioneer Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's ostentatious memoir of her treatment for depression following recovery from breast cancer.
KILLER IN DRAG
DEATH OF A TRANSVESTITE
by Ed Wood, Jr.
Titillating pulp novels by notorious B-Movie director Ed Wood.
RADIO DIALOGS I
by Arno Schmidt
Acerbic and unconventional plays written for radio by German wordsmith Arno Schmidt.
MONEY UNDER THE TABLE
by Lewis Warsh
Seven stories detailing fragmented lives and moral ambiguity.
TOUCHING THE EDGE: DHARMA DEVOTIONS FROM THE HUMMINGBIRD SANGHA
by Michael McClure
Buddhist meditations and a celebration of poetic sensibilities.
CONVERSATIONS WITH NATHANIEL MACKEY
by Kamau Brathwaite
Conversations between Barbadian poet Kamau Brathwaite and Nathaniel Mackey, illuminating Brathwaite's life, work, and politics.
by Susan Howe
Susan Howe's poetic reconfiguration of the manuscripts of renegade academic Charles Peirce.
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