great time in Prague. What a city!!! Picked up some fab books and met some super cool folks. Louis Armand and David Vichnar, Holly Tavel, Jason Mashak, Richard Tippen, Ondrej Pilny, Joshua Mensch and others . . . .
good readings . . . some interesting film screenings . . . great walks around the city with Richard Tippen . . . he does some interesting work with found signs and removing one letter . . .among other things . . . talking of love . . . love lost . . . young love . . . and others . . .
the first issue of Vlak magazine is stellar!!!! Some good cross cultural and cross genre work . . . def work checkin out . . . Louis Armand is a man of many hands . . .
good community of writers, poets, and artists at the festival . . . yeah . . . super psyched to get down to reading new books and writing.
Diane Wakoski's The Butcher's Apron
Kye by Lukas Tomin (this Czech novel is seriously seriously joyfully sadly amazing)
Memory Glyphs (3 prose poets from Romania: Radu Andriescu, lustin Panta, Cristian Popescu)
also still working on Irish Ninja (lots of revisions coming . . . some sentimental . . off tones . . . gonna chop . . . add . . . need more play . . .)
and also Primitive Pianos (Turkish section in mass reshifting resifting cutting and mucking about . . .)
so yeah again . . . community packs a good punch . . . needed the Prague Microfest . . . energy surges coming . . .
Labels: Louis Armand, Lukas Tomin, Prague Microfest, Richard Tippen