May 6, 2015

May 5, 2015

Associations, Four, and the last one here

Associations, Three, peep here

Apr 30, 2015

my second Associations post just went up at Harriett, peepshow


Apr 29, 2015

okay! Part III, the final installment of my interview with Paul Ebenkamp just went up at Harriet, check it out here

Apr 28, 2015

Part II of my interview with Paul Ebenkamp just went up at Harriet, check it out

Apr 23, 2015

I interviewed Paul Ebenkamp about his new book, check it out here

Apr 21, 2015

San Francisco book release party/ reading for The Islands, tomorow night

Murmurations: A Reading Series
Bird & Beckett
653 Cheney Street
San Francisco, CA

April 22nd – French Poet - Franck Andre Jamme & translator Norma Cole read from his new book To The Secret (La Presse, 2015),  along with John Sakkis celebrating  his excellent  new book The Islands (Nightboat , 2014).

Readings start at 7:00 pm.

Reading is free.  Author titles will be available for purchase.

Questions about the readings contact host Avery Burns –


Franck André Jamme has published fifteen books of poems and fragments since 1981, as well as numerous illustrated books (with Jaume Plensa, James Brown, Zao Wou Ki, Marc Couturier, Suzan Frecon, Yang Jie Chang, Olivier Debre, Acharya Vyakul, Philippe Favier). He has been praised by Edmond Jabes, Henri Michaux and René Char (whose Complete Works he has edited in La Pléiade), and has been translated by John Ashbery. He is also a specialist and curator of contemporary Indian Tantric, Brut and tribal arts (for Magiciens de la terre at Centre Pompidou, Fondation Cartier and Galerie du Jour/Agnes b., Paris, the CCA and Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, Feature Gallery, The Drawing Center and Lawrence Markey Gallery, NYC). He has published numerous works in the United States, including Moon Wood (Selavy Press, 2000); Extracts from the Life of a Beetle (Black Square, 2000); The Recitation of Forgetting (Black Square, 2003); Another Silent Attack (Black
 Square/Brooklyn Rail, 2006); New Exercises (Wave Books, 2008). He is one of the authors of The Yale Book of French Poetry, 2004. For his life work, he received in 2005 the Grand Prix de Poesie de la Societe des Gens de Lettres. He lives in Paris and Burgundy.

John Sakkis was recently interviewed  in the SF Weekly which includes a brief bio:

John is currently  blogging for The Poetry Foundation/ Harriet for National Poetry Month:

Apr 16, 2015

here we are again, my 3rd post for Harriet just went up, check it out here folkers