memorial for a brilliant woman

Saturday, February 17, 2007

if you read no other book this year, read:

Real Sofistikashun
Essays on Poetry and Craft
By Tony Hoagland

In these taut, illuminating essays, Tony Hoagland explores matters of poetic craft—metaphor, tone, rhetorical and compositional strategies—in a buoyant conversational style less that of the scholar than of the serious enthusiast and practitioner.

Graywolf Press

You can order it from Graywolf, or of you're local (Virginia) please order it from a local independent bookstore such as : The Fountain Bookstore, Book People, Carytown Books (4021 MacArthur Ave Richmond, VA 23227 (804) 261-7710, or whatever your favorite might be.

If we don't support the locals, they won't be there when we need them.

If you attend no other event this month, please go to:

Shann Palmer's One-Woman Show "Expedient Exaggeration"
art 6 Gallery, 6 East Broad St. Richmond, VA 23219
8:00 pm $5.00, cash bar and free eats (light snacks)


Simmons B. Buntin said...

Good luck on/in the show, Shann!

Robert said...

Shann, I completely agree about Hoagland's book. Hope your gig went well.