On ZERO K, writes AMP

March 24, 2017

Here’s AMP’s latest review of Don Delillo’s latest novel, Zero K, with all sorts of humbled bowing to the greatness of the greatest, and gratitude for a life that lets a person read such books (and talk about them in public. And …

Piccolo Spoleto is going to rock!

March 3, 2017

Tuesday, May 30… you’ll need to be in Charleston, S.C., with the cool kids. That’s where AMP will be, in the beautiful outdoor courtyard of the historic Dock Street Theatre on Church Street, at 6:30 p.m. on the opening night of …


March 3, 2017

Here’s a link to a story on AMP’s reading at UCONN. With thanks to Bruce Cohen–and Ben Grossberg at the U of Hartford too–for hosting.

AMP with a Top Ten Post of 2016

January 2, 2017

The Best American Poetry blog had named Alan Michael Parker’s “Bad Workshops” one of its top-10 blog posts of 2016, as determined by readers. Check out the cheeky little article here.

Georgetown U, here I come

January 2, 2017

Heading out to Georgetown University on February 1? So am I! Let’s meet at 3:30 in the McGhee Library of the ICC Building at 3:30 for a poetry reading. I’ll read–you can just sit right back and enjoy the words and their …

Was he at WVU? He was.

December 13, 2016

Here’s some coverage of a recent AMP appearance at West Virginia University (in November, 2016).

AMP blogs for BAP

September 19, 2016

Alan Michael Parker’s a guest author for the Best American Poetry blog for the last two weeks of September. Check out his posts–beginning with “Eleven Questions for Eleven Poets,” Part I–and soon to include articles such as “Bad Workshops,” “Bad Poems,” and “Poems …