Albert reads “A Good Hammer” from RHINO 2013. Editors picked the poem as a finalist in their Founder’s Prize competition and nominated the poem for an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award. Click here for RHINO Audio Poetry.
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It is time again for A Moveable Feast. This is my fourth time with Hemingway’s famous memoir about being a young and poor writer in Paris during the 1920s, but this time I am reading the new “restored” edition. There are subtle changes to the text and “new” chapters culled from Hemingway’s papers, but the […]
read “Black Pearl” at the new online journal from Virtual Artists Collective
Civil Rights Retrospective issue, “In Our Lifetime”
A Good Hammer, is now available from Timberline Press. Timberline produces beautiful hand-made, limited-edition, letterpress art books. Beyond the art and craft of the poetry, A Good Hammer is a limited edition, signed and numbered, collectible. Because there will be no “second print run,” and due to the financial limitations of small press enterprises, you […]
for Norbert I built a crude altar old bricks and white stones for the sculpture that gently bubbles, the sound of water in my garden – like Basho’s frog jumping in, you’d like that. Yet with morning coffee in one hand and your book in the other I hear lawn mowers, airplanes, and car engines […]
(My friend and mentor Norbert Blei had asked me to write an essay about my experience at The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay, Wisc., for a book he was working on about the school, Jens Jensen the founder of the school, and his 40-year tenure as writer-in-residence at The Clearing. Norb died this past […]
Young buck drags ……….his hindquarters – eyes for escape – ………across the unlit road. The car ahead ………had swerved, pulled …off the road our friends out of their car ………shaking, pacing, Oh Jeez! Oh Jeez! in a field, behind ………the struggling, the useless legs. Call the police. An accident. Flashlight. A shot. Heaving steamy breath. […]
e-poets.net/Book of Voices/Featured Artist Click here to here recordings of Albert DeGenova reading eight of his signature poems.
December 31, 2010, Vol 6, No 4 “Postcard from Berlin” click here “Postcard from Milan” click here “Postcard from Washington Island, Wisconsin” click here