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This Sunday in Hoboken: “Strangers in the Night: Poets on Music, Musicians on Poetry.”

I’ll be part of a reading of music-inspired poetry with great people–Amina Baraka, Chris Carr, Ratzo Harris, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Joel Lewis, Glenn Morrow, Daniel Nester (that’s me!), Puma Perl … Continue readingThis Sunday in Hoboken: “Strangers in the Night: Poets on Music, Musicians on Poetry.”

“He plays music by the book”: article on Adrian Butler, Rutgers-Camden pianist and library staffer.

  I loved writing news features. This one was actually for the Rutgers-Camden magazine, I think? It was also a press release, and then it ran in various freebie papers … Continue reading“He plays music by the book”: article on Adrian Butler, Rutgers-Camden pianist and library staffer.

Just out in Courier-Post: My Op-Ed on proposed Martin Luther King memorial in Maple Shade, NJ.

  For 20 years, I read the Courier Post, and now I’m in its opinion pages. That’s pretty cool. What’s also cool is I got to offer my opinion–and, hopefully, move a … Continue readingJust out in Courier-Post: My Op-Ed on proposed Martin Luther King memorial in Maple Shade, NJ.

Just out in Chicken Soup for the Soul’s The Power of Forgiveness: “Flag Waving for Beginners.”

A couple months I got an email, subject line “Your Writing in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness.” It said my writing was being considered for inclusion in an … Continue readingJust out in Chicken Soup for the Soul’s The Power of Forgiveness: “Flag Waving for Beginners.”