Regina Weinreich will one of the speakers at the William S. Burroughs Centennial Conference on April 25 at The Center for Humanities, The James Gallery located at 365 Fifth Avenue, Conference Room 9206-9207 in NYC. Please click on title for more information.
Bill Beckley’s work “I’m Prancing” is the featured image for the spring season of the Brooklyn Academe of Music. The original art work is hanging in BAM’s opera house.
Edwin Rivera’s article “The Sun Rose Madder: A Summer in Istanbul” has been published in Kweli Please view the following link: http://kwelijournal.org/Edwin%20Rivera.html
Simon Van Booy’s novel, The Illusion of Separateness released in summer 2013, is on the Amazon Bestseller list. He wrote a story for the Waldorf Astoria’s international ad campaign, please see link for more information. http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/05/the-making-of-waldorf-astorias-eccentric-new-ad-campaign-starring-olga-kurylenko/?_r=0
Valerie Eads received the Gillingham Prize (http://deremilitari.org/society/drm-prizes/) for an outstanding article in the field of medieval military history for her article “The Last Italian Expedition of Henry IV: Re-reading the Vita Mathildis of Donizone of Canossa,” published in the Journal of Medieval Military History 8 (2010) pp. 23-68.
During the 2013 summer, Ginny Mackenzie was a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, an artist-in-residence program that is part of Sweet Briar College in Amherst, Virginia. She was invited to give readings from her novel, Sleeping with Gypsies at Sweet Briar’s Summer Writing Program and the University of Virginia. She also lead a workshop for the Writers’ Program at Sweet Briar. She finished her latest poetry manuscript at VCCA.
Bill Rednour’s autobiography is now available in kindle edition through amazon. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/181-3014249-6118063?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=bill+rednour
Daniel Ricuitto’s article, “Heroes for Sale,” is published by CINEASTE magazine, winter edition. http://www.cineaste.com/ His book, The Depression Alphabet Primer with Jim Knipfel published by Gingko Press will be available in December 2013. http://www.gingkopress.com/04-pop/depression-alphabet.html
A number of Saul Zachary’s poems have been published in 2013. Below is a list. “Post Season,” Light Quarterly; “At The Bereavement Group,” Harp-Stings Poetry Journal and Icon; “Nights of Hurricane Sandy,” The New York Times; “Resenting the Young/Loathing the Old,” “Widower,” Icon; “The Edge,” Philadelphia Poets; “Going Places,” and “Blindsided,” Pegasus; “Little Ghosts,” Soundings East; “Walk-Up,” Mudfish 18.
Saul Zachary was Featured Poet at the Riverside Poets,Riverside Public Library.
"The Bathroom," (1977) by Bill Beckley was recently shown in a group show entitled, “And Those Who Were Seen Dancing Were Thought to Be Insane by Those Who Could Not Hear the Music” (F. Nietzsche) at Friedman Benda Gallery, NYC. An interview with Bill Beckley and Agatha Snow are posted by The Avant Garde Diaries. To listen to the interview, please click on the link.
For a review of the show, click on the link below