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 …

The Ladder – NYC launch

September 3, 2016

Come on downtown, family, friends, and poet-fiends: AMP will be reading on September 25 at 5 p.m. at The Slipper Room on Orchard Street, along with Lucas Mann, Sarah McElwain, and Clint Smith (whose own book is just out). Yes, it’s a …

Where were you in 2004?

August 16, 2016

An AMP interview with the SUNY-Brockport Writers Forum has been digitized here, from October of 2004. Look how young everyone looks. That’s even Ralph Black pretending to be a much younger Ralph Black; here’s a Ralph Black poem I love.

AMP turns 105.

July 18, 2016

Here’s a new interview with Cade Scott–who asks some dandy questions–at “Writers on Record.”

A Poem for Sally

June 30, 2016

A new AMP poem drops at Subtropics, thanks to editor Sidney Wade and the intrepid staff. To go with, a little interview conducted by Olga Rukovets and Tara Tatum, featuring a cameo by Ghandi’s father and a dog named Issa.