On the Poets & Writers Blog: “Constant Stranger: After Frank Stanford Unveiled at the Silo City Reading Series”

Poets & Writers – the organization that made our Constant Stranger: After Frank Stanford unveiling last month in Buffalo possible – invited me to write about the experience for their readers. I described the genesis of Constant Stranger, the background of the extraordinary Just Buffalo Silo City Reading Series, and the readings from Kazim Ali, MarcusContinue reading “On the Poets & Writers Blog: “Constant Stranger: After Frank Stanford Unveiled at the Silo City Reading Series””

A Micro-Arts Festival on the Buffalo River: Constant Stranger Release Profiled in the Buffalo News

On Saturday, August 18, Foundlings Press will unveil Constant Stranger: After Frank Stanford, the biggest release yet from the little publishing collective a few friends and I started only two years ago. Including a cross-generational cast of luminaries and legends like Forrest Gander, C.D. Wright, Ada Limón, Steve Stern, and Terrance Hayes, the book celebrates the lifeContinue reading “A Micro-Arts Festival on the Buffalo River: Constant Stranger Release Profiled in the Buffalo News”

UB Spectrum Profiles Alums in Publishing, Foundlings’ Max Crinnin and S. James Coffed

The Spectrum today ran a nice featurea nice feature on UB alums S. James Coffed and Max Crinnin, editor-at-large and editor-in-chief of Foundlings Press, respectively. I also talked with the Spectrum‘s Benjamin Blanchet about working with these two impressive individuals to launch a magazine that became a press. On the name: “We were going toContinue reading “UB Spectrum Profiles Alums in Publishing, Foundlings’ Max Crinnin and S. James Coffed”

In Conversation With Noah Falck for Rain Taxi

I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with Noah Falck on a lot: My Next Heart, a Foundlings book release, programming at Just Buffalo, and much more to come. Last January, we sat down over a few pints in the Statler City bar, just off Buffalo’s Niagara Square, and turned our attention for a few hours toContinue reading “In Conversation With Noah Falck for Rain Taxi”

My Next Heart: In Conversation with Buffalo Spree

In late February, Buffalo Spree invited Justin Karcher, Noah Falck, and me to discuss our yearlong process of producing My Next Heart: New Buffalo Poetry ( Blazevox, 2017), an anthology that captures many of the most prominent and exciting young voices making noise in the city’s poetry scene today — what Spree called a “youngerContinue reading “My Next Heart: In Conversation with Buffalo Spree”