Next Letter in the Mail: Rich Ferguson


We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail from Rich Ferguson! Rich writes to us about discovering that he enjoys fatherhood, and what he’s learned from being awake at the “The Devil’s Hour” of 3 a.m. and all the strangeness that happens in the middle of the night.

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Pushcart-nominated poet Rich Ferguson has shared the stage with Patti Smith, Wanda Coleman, Moby, and other esteemed poets and musicians. He has performed at the NYC Fringe Festival, the Bowery Poetry Club, and is a featured performer in the film What About Me? He has been published in the LA TIMES, The Rumpus, Sensitive Skin, and his spoken word/music videos have appeared in international film festivals. Ferguson is a poetry editor to The Nervous Breakdown. His poetry collection 8th & Agony is out on Punk Hostage Press. His debut novel, New Jersey Me, has been published by Rare Bird Books/Barnacle Books.