March 22, 2013 - 12:21pm
Sarabande Books brings Frank Bill and James Arthur to 21c Hotel
Poetry pants? Oh, I think we are indeed going to wear them soon. Suit up this Monday, March 25th, for the 21c Reading Series featuring writers Frank Bill and James Arthur at 7:30pm.
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.  Here is the picture in my head for this sentence: a human face with the whitest white skin – this is where people use the word “milky” – translucent, fluorescent in brilliance.  An incredibly white human face with its...
January 23, 2013 - 4:23pm
Sarabande Books hosts Daniel Khalastchi and Craig Morgan Teicher at the 21c Read
Oh it’s just a new year and new line up of poets and art and independent flair in this joint. Join Daniel Khalastchi and Craig Morgan Teicher for the 21c Reading Series kicking off tomorrow, Thursday, January 24th at 7:30pm.
My hands feel dead.  They’re raw shellfish attached to my wrists, cold meat with thin skin.  I don’t know how to survive winter in this body.  My bones make Cold on the inside, somewhere next to the fresh red blood cells, and I can’t find anywhere in the world to be...
October 29, 2012 - 9:32am
Sarabande Books presents Justin Torres and Daniel Khalastchi at the 21c Reading
Man, we haven’t worn those poetry pants in, like, forever! The final installment of Sarabande Books’ 21c Reading Series signs off tonight, Monday, October 29th, with poets Justin Torres and Daniel Khalastchi. Drop by at 7:30pm this eve.
Sometimes my head splits open and bleeds like a wound from the Civil War.  Sometimes I’m practically knocked unconscious with a grizzly bear of inspiration that flies with surgical paws at my face.  Or it could be an asteroid metaphor.  Those work, too.  Sometimes,...
August 27, 2012 - 9:30am
Sarabande Books brings poets Mark Yakich and Andrea Cohen to 21c tonight
Oh man! Has it really been a whole month since we’ve talked about poetry pants? Zip those suckers up and let’s ride! Tonight, Monday, August 27th, Sarabande Books will host poets Mark Yakich and Andrea Cohen as part of this month’s 21c Reading Series.
“Tonic” is a very interesting word.  I think about things like this.  As a noun, it doesn’t get much the same kind of love as other more exotic parts of speech: adjectives enjoy a spicy existence adding nuance; verbs employ a springboard for life living.  But so...
July 30, 2012 - 9:30am
Sarabande Books brings poets James Allen Hall and Ada Limon to 21c Reading Serie
The Red Penguins strike again! The Sarabande Books hosts another round of poets at tonight’s 21c Reading Series. The words will flow this evening starting at 7:30pm.
We are so close.  Hour by hour and day by unbearable day, the march towards Fall and respite from this swampish, sun-laden drudgery of Summer has a tangible end.  The heavy, timberwolf skies of Autumn cast a cool, gray light at the end of this long, blazing tunnel, and my languishing...