The poet does what poets do: reactivates words, makes odd associations, connects things that do not ordinarily belong together in order to create deeper meaning....more
Posts Tagged: Matthew Zapruder
We talked to composer-performer Missy Mazzoli about the sometimes invisible world of new classical music, her relation to it, and what she’s doing to help to redefine what it means to be a composer in the 21st century....more
On Lamp Day we try not dreamily but systematically to remember it all. I do it by thinking about the hidden reasons I love something small....more
Living in San Francisco “can be like being in a relationship with someone who is moody in an exciting and ultimately harmless way”, according to Matthew Zapruder, an SF poet, essayist, and Rumpus contributor.
In an interview for Words Without Borders Zapruder discusses his 20-some year history with the city, uncovering the city’s quirks and literary fabric like native-poet Jack Spicer, City Lights, and the Mission’s Press: Works on Paper....more