Posts Tagged: Matthew Zapruder

Notable San Francisco: 10/11–10/17

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Literary events and readings in and around the Bay Area this week! ...more

Notable NYC: 10/7–10/13

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week! ...more

Notable Los Angeles: 9/11–9/17

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week! ...more

Notable San Francisco: 1/25–1/31

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Wednesday 1/25: Perfectly Queer presents Funny Bits: Humorous Stories from East Bay Queer Writers featuring Ajuan Mance, Willy Wilkinson, and Anna Pulley. Free, 7 p.m., The Octopus Literary Salon.

John Else (True South: Henry Hampton and “Eyes on the Prize,” the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement) in conversation with Spencer Nakasako and Orlando Bagwell.

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Jericho Parms

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What is lost still has substance, is malleable, can take on new impressions, and be molded again to our experience, often resulting in the most lasting force that determines how we see the world. ...more

The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show: Cate Marvin

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In Episode 11 of The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, Cate Marvin discusses her new collection, Oracle, marsupials, and why she'll never write a prose poem. ...more

National Poetry Month Day 27: “Prodigal Electrons Return to Shine” by Matthew Zapruder

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Prodigal Electrons Return to Shine

is the name of the movie
she wants to see,
the first the daughter
of a famous director
whose plots to her
always seemed designed
for others
with more sophisticated
problems made,
about a man who wears
gray excellent suits
and thinks too much
about science.

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Zapruder on San Francisco

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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.

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Welcome to Saturday night. Hope you like what I’ve dug up for you this week.

Okay, this first one isn’t technically poetry, but if you’re interested in Bright Star, Jane Campion’s film about John Keats, Abigail Deutsch has compiled a bunch of reviews.

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