Review of Deep Pockets

Richard Jarrette, author of Beso the Donkey and several other books of poetry, wrote this review.  In it, he quotes Dan Gerber, whose most recent book of poetry, Particles: New and Selected Poems, was published in 2017 by Copper Canyon Press.

Slide10Diary of an Immigrant is a 16mm film I made while in film school in 1981.  It was premiered at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. The film juxtaposes images of contemporary Wisconsin with imaginary diary entries of my Italian grandfather as he traveled to the new world 100 years ago.  Think The Emigrants meet Stroszek.

Tomas Tranströmer

In Robert Bly’s introduction to his translations of the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer, he writes:

One of the most beautiful qualities in [these] poems is the space we feel in them. Tomas Tranströmer