Writers Reading: Jerry D. Mathes II. Recorded this in a hotel room in Bakersfield, California. Proud to be included in the wonderful new online video lit mag, SPACES. Be sure to see the other great works there. I am interested in this collusion between technology and art
My forthcoming collection of essays is also available here (page 56). http://issuu.com/tamupress/docs/tamupressfall2012. It’s also under My work online in the sidebar.
I’m still giddy from my New York City trip. I met and reconnected with some amazing people. During the Saturday evening Jack Kent Cooke Symposium I was given the opportunity to talk about publishing and getting a book published with
This last Friday I flew into NYC and after a wonderful hour long shuttle ride (no joke, I love the long shuttle trips through the neighborhoods) to my hotel, I went to see my friend Claire O’Conner and meet some new friends at the Happy Ending Lounge
Tomorrow morning I’m headed to the Big Apple to participate in a symposium on publishing first books. I am excited to be a part of this and to make it sweeter is that it’s put on by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. I like that I can give back in some small way. But I’ve …
I have had the opportunity to read many fine poets, but only a handful have been able to make me stop reading and weep. Jack Gilbert did that to me as I sat in some dive in Colorado as I ate a greasy cheeseburger drinking a cheap beer.
Hello Friends: This is my first foray into blogging and I did it because I have a new book coming out from Stephen F. Austin Press, Fever and Guts: A Symphony. I’m excited and hope to branch out into commentary on the arts and writing. Take Care, JDMathes