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Prague Microfest 2010

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.

reading now:

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 . . .

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