The literary magazine Barzakh has a newly designed website and has just opened a new reading period. Submit fiction, poetry, non-fiction, criticism, multi-genre work, and art by February 15th. Check it out!
Happy birthday anniversary, Charlie Parker! Bird lives!
Happy birthday, Meshell Ndegeocello, American singer-songwriter, rapper, bassist, and vocalist! 49, today!
“We’re all just bags of bones and muscle and hormones; I’ll never understand what makes our minds do the things we do. It’s like that statue of the monkey holding a skull. We’re trying to use a thing we don’t understand to understand ourselves.”
Happy birthday anniversary, Michael Jackson, American singer, songwriter, and dancer!
Fence Books will be launching a new imprint Fence Digital tonight in Hudson, NY.
This Sunday at 8 p.m. at Ör Gallery and Tavern in Hudson, NY: a Fence Digital Poetry Live Reading, featuring Matthew Klane, Michael Leong, and a reading of writing by the late Brian Young.
The reading celebrates the launch of Fence Digital, a new electronic imprint of Fence Books, publishing multimedia electronic poetry, fiction, and hybrid texts that reinvest digitization with materiality, treating the screen as a skin. This continues Fence’s mission to redefine the terms of accessibility by the sharing of material texts across a variety of electronic formats.